Thursday, May 2, 2013

Office jokes-Corporate language

Corporate language

'A challenging market' - a difficult market.
'A difficult market' - totally impossible.
'We see an up-turn later in the year' - it can't get any worse.
'We are working on improving our performance' - we've sacked the whole team.
'Left the company unexpectedly' - topped himself.
'Left to develop his career elsewhere' - we fired him.
'A well constructed and extremely versatile product' - no one understands it.
'Recent down-sizing of the sales force' - the buggers keep leaving.
'Doesn't suffer fools gladly' - complete idiot to work for.
'He has an active social life' - alcoholic
'A spectacular producer during the time he was with us' - now doing time at Wandsworth.
'Highly creative, with an endless supply of unorthodox ideas' -mad.
'Forthcoming changes in the regulatory environment' - Oh Christ, here we go again.