Jargon

How education jargon hurts children

14 November 2015 9:00 am

‘Excuse me, sir. Seeing as how the VP is such a VIP, shouldn’t we keep the PC on the QT?…

How a prayer became business speak

4 July 2015 9:00 am

No doubt you, too, have had the feeling, upon glancing at an article in a paper picked up in a…

Are you negatively impacted by business-speak? It’s time to escalate

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Maureen Finucane of Richmond, Surrey, wonders whether there is any branch of public service not infected by Orwellian Newspeak. In…

‘Escalate’: an exciting new way to say ‘pass the buck’

6 September 2014 9:00 am

Shaun Wright, the police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire, spoke to Sky television last week about how little he…