Monday 5 December 2016

Quit your political jibber jabber

Published 11/01/2011 | 05:00

Going forward, we need to request that our great leaders stop using the term "going forward". It is a dated expression that replaced "touch base" as the most annoying piece of corporate speak. Whatever happened to "in future" or "from now on"? Good old-fashioned pre-Celtic Tiger expressions.

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While we are at it, "Celtic Tiger" needs to be removed from our dictionary and replaced with what it actually was -- property bubble.

In the context of replacing expressions we need to remove the expression "in the context". If you need to explain in what context you are communicating, then your communication style needs to be remedied.

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