View Poll Results: The management speak sentence from hell?

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    #1

    Modern English Style

    "Please be assured that I am escalating this interaction to the concerned department for initiating proactive approaches on improving this feature."

    In response to a customer complaint about their email account.


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    #2
    Written by a lawyer or someone anal retentative. Oops - same thing? lol

    I think it is meant to impress, but it really doesn't.


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    #3
    What does it have to do with being anal retentive? (yes, I know the expression, lol)
    IMO this is just business verbiage riddled (by definition) with buzzwords. And they talk all day long about communication skills *sigh*.

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    #4
    It's pretty grim.

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    #5

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    I am used to listening to this kind of speeches.
    You should listen to my proffesors at the university !

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    #6
    What's your degree in?

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    #7

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    I am going to start my last (?) year in Computing Engineering.
    Some of my teachers boast about their knowledge and use as many technical words as they can.

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    #8
    I don't mind technical terms when there is a need- but this sentence is just unnecessarily wordy.

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