“Okay, guys … we really want to start targeting high-net worth individuals this year. So, we’re going to start calling you ‘investment professionals‘ to show you do more than push product. That said, keep pushing product.”
(1). A somewhat polite (and yet overly descriptive) way to describe the reason your boss was just fired…and the reason his secretary was recently promoted to vice president.
“People, I wanted to let you know that Mike decided to resign as CFO yesterday…seems he had a bit of a zipper issue earlier this year that we feel may cause some reputational risk to the firm. We’ve named Herman as his temporary replacement. You all know Herman…he’s the guy with the hairy mole on his nose and the moobs…no risks there!”
(1). A word intended to describe a politician’s ability to reach across the aisle and get legislation passed by consensus of both parties. We actually have a better chance of seeing the folks at CERN figure out how to go back in time so we can vote all of these morons out of office than finding a post-partisan politician.
“I am my own man. A post-partisan. Not beholden to any political party or special interest group. Well…other than the guys who are funding my campaign ads and stuffing all those ballot boxes for me. I’m a little beholden to those guys.”