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‘Blue-sky thinking’, ‘pinging emails’ and ‘drilling down’ have been named as some of the most annoying office phrases – according to a new poll.
Jargon clichés such as ‘running something up the flagpole’, ‘thinking outside the box’ and ‘taking something offline’, also featured prominently.
Nearly eight in ten, 79%, of office workers also confessed to using at least two examples of cringeworthy office jargon each day.
Other examples of management speak which made workers see red included ‘on my radar’, singing from the same hymn-sheet’, and ‘low hanging fruit’.

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