MOST RECENT LINGO

Pod

 

(1).  A giant picnic table in the hallway with computer screens where about fifteen people get to enjoy listening to every, stinking word the guys on either side of him are saying all day long.

 

“So, this is the pod where your screen will be.  Oh, and this is Joe, Mike, Kimmie, Sarah and George.  One word of advice – I wouldn’t go talking to your doctor or girlfriend or anything here.  George is a serial tweeter.  Welcome aboard!”

 

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Differentiating Factor

 

(1).  That little something that makes you marginally better than those guys in the hallway waiting to be interviewed after you.

 

(2).  That little something that makes your firm marginally better than your competitors (each of which is probably being interviewed right after you).

 

“Well, I think our differentiating factor has to be our sharp suits.  I mean, everyone basically does the same thing, right?  We simply just look better doing it.”

 

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CORPORATE LINGO DONE RIGHT, SORT OF...

After getting up at 5:30 in the morning, commuting for 90 minutes on two trains (while sitting next to that guy who decided to hit the breakfast burrito truck on the way to the station), is there anything worse than finding out that your boss scheduled a last-minute 8 a.m. conference call? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s having to endure all that cheesy corporate lingo you’re going to be blasted with.

 

It makes you wonder: Do these guys even have a clue as to what all that corporate jargon means?

 

And, perhaps even more importantly: Didn’t these guys go to college?

 

A Corporate Jargon Dictionary For The Rest of Us

 

CheesyCorporateLingo.com is our attempt to document how the business world continues to mangle the English language. Why is this website important? Simple – because deciphering corporate lingo saps our time and brainpower.

 

Imagine how much more productive you’ll be when you are quickly able to interpret John in Accounting’s abuse of the English language! This site is the decoder ring for the new millennium.

 

So, if you agree that “irregardless” isn’t an actual word … and if you’re tired of listening to endless corporate jargon … then CheesyCorporateLingo.com is for you!

 

… and if you have a term that’s close to your heart and you want to share with the world (or if you’ve got a better definition for one of ours) … submit it

 

DON’T FORGET TO VISIT THE CHEESYCORPORATELINGO.COM STORE FOR SOME GREAT CCL MERCH! (ugh…merch?  Dude…)

 

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