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Office Jargon

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 14 January 2014

Michael Rosen and guests "drill down" into the subject of office jargon. With guests including columnist Steven Poole, broadcaster Simon Fanshawe and Business Consultant, Julia Chanteray.

Most people profess to loathe it, yet eavesdrop on office meetings across the UK and you are bound to catch a "Heads-up" a "paradigm shift", or at the least a "going forward". So why does it proliferate, and why exactly does it get under the skin of so many of us. Michael asks his guests if office jargon is in fact just another example of a language that has evolved to represent complex technical issues. They also make an attempt at re-branding the programme.

Producer: Sarah Langan.

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