Books tagged: jargon

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Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
Get to the Point! - A Short and Snappy Guide
Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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Have you ever wondered why modern business executives talk like idiots? Are you going bald scratching your head trying to understand complex reports filled with meaningless words like synergy, value add, leverage, paradigm, core competency, and other gobbledygook? Are you tolerating and encouraging fools by mistaking their pretentious rubbish talk for intelligence? But it need not be that way.
Word Guide: Choosing the right words
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
This word guide will help you choose the right words for whatever you're writing. It includes 100 commonly confused words and tips on how to make your writing more concise and engaging.
Jargon Unchained
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
Jargon Unchained is a hater's guide, a book of how-not-to's, an anti-business manual for the disenfranchised office worker. And it's funny because it's true.
Idiom Speak: Business Expressions
You set the price! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
Idiom Speak: Business Expressions 2015 is your guide to corporate lingo.