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Just plain fun to say!

Just plain fun to say!

Careful with this one because it doesn't just mean a lot of something, it means an excessive amount. "A plethora of features" might not be as great as it sounds.

Careful with this one because it doesn't just mean a lot of something, it means an excessive amount. "A plethora of features" might not be as great as it sounds.

I literally don't have the bandwidth to handle the plethora of tasks on my plate right now.

I literally don't have the bandwidth to handle the plethora of tasks on my plate right now.

If your "solution" isn't robust, what is it?

If your "solution" isn't robust, what is it?

This word has come to mean everything from the traditional way to solve a mathematical proof to a suite of efficiency-enhancing software--and it is the epitome of lingual laziness. Says Glen Turpin, a communications consultant: "It usually refers to a collection of technologies too abstract or complex to describe in a way that anyone would care about if they were explained in plain English."  -Forbes

This word has come to mean everything from the traditional way to solve a mathematical proof to a suite of efficiency-enhancing software--and it is the epitome of lingual laziness. Says Glen Turpin, a communications consultant: "It usually refers to a collection of technologies too abstract or complex to describe in a way that anyone would care about if they were explained in plain English." -Forbes

What is worse for your business? A non-responsive website or no website at all? Think about it.

What is worse for your business? A non-responsive website or no website at all?

Hilariously, literally means both "literally" and figuratively all at once. The word is it's own worst enemy.

Hilariously, literally means both "literally" and figuratively all at once. The word is it's own worst enemy.

"Core Competency"  This awful expression refers to a firm’s or a person’s fundamental strength---even though that’s not what the word “competent” means. “This bothers me because it is just a silly phrase when you think about it,” says Bruce Barry, professor of management at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Business. “Do people talk about peripheral competency? Being competent is not the standard we’re seeking. It’s like core mediocrity.”  -Forbes

"Core Competency" This awful expression refers to a firm’s or a person’s fundamental strength---even though that’s not what the word “competent” means. “This bothers me because it is just a silly phrase when you think about it,” says Bruce Barry, professor of management at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Business. “Do people talk about peripheral competency? Being competent is not the standard we’re seeking. It’s like core mediocrity.” -Forbes

This word has infiltrated nearly every cube and conference room in the country. Blame Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. (No. 6 is Synergize.) Of this habit, Covey writes, "To put it simply, synergy means two heads are better than one." The same advice was preached several decades earlier on the hit show Sesame Street. Big Bird called it "cooperation."  -Forbes

This word has infiltrated nearly every cube and conference room in the country. Blame Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. (No. 6 is Synergize.) Of this habit, Covey writes, "To put it simply, synergy means two heads are better than one." The same advice was preached several decades earlier on the hit show Sesame Street. Big Bird called it "cooperation." -Forbes

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