executives use to make a statement seem more
important, or in the case of a report on a company's quarterly losses, more
optimistic and less forewarning of people
losing their jobs. Your manager
uses bullshit speak
when he's telling
you why you were "laid off" (read: fired because he doesn't like you).
Bullshit speak consists
of rarely-used words, words being misused, and on occasion, entirely
Whenever LG's fridges, Sony's laptops, or Honda's airbags are blowing up in people
's faces, you can be sure that
a bunch of reassuring bullshit speak
will follow, accompanied by a lot of out-of-court settlements.
We are placing the stock under review, as we parse out how much
of the disappointing quarter results
can be chalked up to cyclicality and how much
was the result
issues that have longer-term implications.
a closer look at the tacky garbage that we sell, as we figure out how much
of the losses this past 3 months
we're selling Halloween decorations
at Easter, and how much
of it is due to to us hiring carpenters to make