Business Speak 3 – what a load of mallards

He said ‘To be fair…’ before everything (yet had brown hair?)
He and his colleagues were all manicured, swathed in the same homogenised pungent bodyspray.
They called each other gents (even the women.)
They swing their arms like orang-utans when they walk and this is what they said…

‘Can we have an impact response to that?’
‘Who’s core responsibility is driving that?’
‘What’s the KPI on the PPE?’
‘I may be going back twenty years, but can’t we just email them?’
‘It was two point two five, then it was two point thirdy then it was two point three five.’
‘Look. Listen.’
It was very important for this particular ‘gent’ to have all of his ducks in a row. Why did he have ducks? Why did he want them lined up? Is this hard for ducks because of the waddle factor?

To be fair, I am really not that bothered. I wonder if he talks like that at the weekend?
Rant over – going to get on with enjoying this glorious weekend.

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2 thoughts on “Business Speak 3 – what a load of mallards

  1. A. L. Park 18/05/2014 / 1:20 am

    It can be so hard to tune out the level of bologna that you experience in those kinds of environments… Especially when they say things like THAT. People are absurd.

    • Curlydaz 18/05/2014 / 8:10 am

      They are aren’t they! Let me know if you have heard any nuggets and maybe I will include them in another blog, if you didn’t mind. Thanks for commenting.

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