Apples-To-Apples

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 20 February 2012

 

(1).  A kindergarten-style way to suggest that two concepts or items being compared are not able to be compared.  The term is often used as a polite way to suggest that the presenter needs to re-do their work.

 

“Sorry Tom, I just don’t think comparing your work on switching us to FedEx to the moon landing is an apples-to-apples analysis.”