Fill your boots

Are you guilty of using unnecessary—and pretentious—business jargon? It doesn't make you seem any cleverer, you know, but some of us just can't help it: paradigm, mindshare, blue-sky thinking, granularity, calendarise, and even stupid expressions like 'open the kimono' and 'boil the ocean'. Unsuck-it can help you stop with the buzzwords (or at least find some new ones to annoy your co-workers). Go on, drink the Kool-Aid ...

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