How a manager tells you that he is eating a potato

I have written more than once (buzzwords, corporate speak, this bank ad about name change) the way corporations and intellectuals communicate making things complicated for the sake of impression.

Here is another nugget from Scott Adams’ book ‘The Dilbert Principle’ on the same theme:

A manager would never say, “I used my fork to eat a potato.” A manager would say, “I utilized a multitined tool to process a starch resource.”

The two sentences mean almost the same thing but the second one is obviously from a smarter person. 🙂

(Smiley added by me)


One Comment Add yours

  1. Kamil Ali says:

    That’s how we dramatize things and sell more 😀

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