May 05, 2010

last chance for biz jargon!

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Just a quick reminder that our business jargon contest will end this Friday at noon, so get your entries in ASAP! Feel free to comment here or on the original entry. Rules are below for your convenience. Put your thinking caps on! (and yes, I have heard that phrase at the office.)

Rules!
So, in celebration of both the ridiculousness of corporate America and Kapitoil (and Teddy’s participation in the McSweeney’s reading in LA tonight and his reading in SF on thursday), we’re running a contest! Please comment with the most arcane, absurd, and utterly useless business jargon you’ve ever heard in your office. Make sure to tell us what it means (I can’t decipher some of this stuff on my own). The ones that Teddy and Harper Perennial think are the most bizarre will win their authors signed copies of Kapitoil as well as some other Harper Perennial books to be determined later, as well as a post on this blog extolling their glory. Go to it!

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