The 9 most annoying office phrases
Picture the scene. You’re sitting in a meeting, probably your third of the day, when one of your back-benching colleagues decides it’s been too long since anyone heard his voice, so drops some innate and meaningless buzzwords; just to remind you all that they are still there. And participating.
The rule of annoying office jargon has gone too far. Ridiculous words and passive-aggressive phrases that are full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. After completing a study on this topic, Lynn Cahillane, Communications Manager at reed.co.uk, said: “As we spend a large proportion of our daily lives at work, business jargon can sometimes help us identify with colleagues and it’s easy to pick up and repeat common workplace sayings.