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Most annoying buzz words that always pop up in meetings,emails,pitches,etc?

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Wait. As someone legit working on a public-private project to do with research data that is currently locked up by DACs and arbitrary slash ambiguous regulations, data lake is less a buzzword to me than an alternative to a federated data approach. If not, someone send help.

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Bellweather. Also re “Milton Glaser’s “surprise and delight,” the origin is actually the Roman poet Horace who said “Dolce et utile.” Similarly George Orwell made the case of “you have an obligation to entertain - as well as inform - your reader” in his essay “Politics of the English Language.” I’m just showing off my Lit major roommate here. Sadly I studied computers....

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Low hanging fruit.

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Bespoke

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Words around content that envision people as pigs: consume, snackable, graze.

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when people say flush out instead of flesh out

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Thumb-stopping

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Has LEGS

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“connective tissue” which I almost misinterpreted as “connectivity issue"

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Ladder up Circle back Hard out

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Without buzzwords how would you know which of your colleagues are totally devoid of original thought?

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9am

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Take if offline

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Vmlyr

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What the hell does soup to nuts mean?

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Perhaps the craziest of all is when we assign perspective to lots of things... From a franchise perspective, From value perspective, from a brand building perspective, etc.

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BITE SIZE / SNACKABLE CONTENT (anyone who has ever said this, even if only once, has no clue wtf they’re talking about)

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Flesh it out

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Smite Varlet Quoth Myriad Blaspheme

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Go!

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digital

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Straw man

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Diversity of input increases quality of output.. but does it really take 10 people to review one slide? Worst 30 minutes of my week.

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