Friday, July 22, 2005

Work is fun - Biz Talk!

Another list giving the true meaning of common "biz talk".

In Progress - Wrapped in red tape

Under Consideration - Never heard of it.

Under Active Consideration - Gladys is looking for the file

Reliable Source - The person you just met.

Informed Source - The person who told the guy you just met.

Unimpeachable Source - The person who started the rumour originally.

Clarification - To fill in the background with so many details that the foreground goes underground.

Let's Get Together On This - I'm assuming you're as confused as I am.

Give Us The Benefit Of Your Present Thinking - We'll listen to what you have to say as long as it doesn't interfere with what we have already decided to do.

We Will Advise You In Due Course - If we figure it out, we'll let you know.