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4 Corporate English Jargon Phrases to Retire Immediately 

Corporate English jargon. Let's stop beating around the bush for a second: it is polarizing at best and utterly perplexing at worst. At some point, every adult will hear an idiom or phrase that doesn't make any sense. And then are forced to spend way too much time thinking about what it means, who bothered come up with the dreadful saying in the first place and then reaching through space and time to tell that mythical person off for creating the idiom that continues to torment poor unfortunate souls for the rest of time. If you have been there, I feel your pain. If you haven't, you are either lying to yourself or lying to the world so feel free to pick whatever tickles your fancy. Confusing at best, offensive at worst here are the top 4 worst and most confusing idioms to have been heard in corporate America:
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