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U.K. Readers 'Sprinkle Their Magic' On Business Jargon

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BBC Readers have chimed in with 50 management-speak phrases that really get their goats. Glad to see that "incentivise" makes the list, though the last time I ran across "conversate" it was when teaching remedial English in Louisiana. I wasn't aware it had crept into corporate offices. Here in the states, a couple that get my goat are: concepting, ideating and transcreating. Of course, what's particularly galling about my U.S. goat-getters is that they're used by copywriters -- people you think would know better. Any corporate-speak words or phrases that drive you up the wall? (Via Gawker)
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