Sometimes we slip into gobbledygook
when we're trying to soften the message.
His site, BuzzWhack, attacks corporate and government gobbledygook
head-on -- with everything from definitions to caustic comments, starting with his definition of "buzzword" itself as an "important-sounding word or phrase used primarily to impress laypersons.
If you suspect that contract is gobbledygook
, then it just might be, warns Bethan Darwin
The Tuffy Stories contain seven individual tales and The Gobbledygook
includes three stories, with the idea being children can be told a different story each day to avoid repetition if there are few books on the ward.
Worry no more, the Plain English Campaign has come up with a Gobbledygook
Generator which supplied the phrases above.
It's easy to dismiss this as corporate gobbledygook
- but is there substance to it?
For every report which he can quote to support the existence of global warming I can produce one in contradiction, which is why I in my earlier letter I described the situation as gobbledygook
A migraine was later blamed for the presenter talking gobbledygook
, and I sent my Beeb colleague a wee text, which read: "Soon well get.
Plain English Campaign's Marie Clair added: "It may sound clever to the writer, but it's gobbledygook
to the reader.
Chair of Consumer Focus Wales and panel member, Vivienne Sugar, said: "Consumers need concise, clear advice when it comes to making important financial decisions - not jargon and gobbledygook
POLITICAL correctness does not just twist the language into gobbledygook
From the comments that have been made, both verbal and written, it appears that gobbledygook
is a much larger problem than I had realized.
Cllr Dunning blames the Government for the gobbledygook
on the Redcar & Cleveland Council website, saying it is the Government that sets down the guidance for information on council websites.
After a year, I still can't switch off predictive text and nearly everything I send comes out gobbledygook
Wading through the gobbledygook
of the company's official statement, it appears that the changes are being made for reasons of economy (although the expenses of having Eilber commute, even occasionally, between her Los Angeles home and her New York workplace could be considerable) and of fund-raising.