Writer Delia Paunescu asked Twitter users what their favorite passive-aggressive work phrases were and the responses were all too relatable. It's apparently a universal truth that in an effort to sound more professional, corporate emails end up sounding like they're barely concealing a volcano of rage.
i've recently become obsessed with all the insane corporate ways we say normal things to each other.— delia paunescu (@delia_p) January 29, 2020
"I’m a little confused" is by far my favorite - it's absolute rage masked as a professional pleasantry.
what are some of your best/most insufferable work gibberish phrases?
Here are some of the best examples of the meanings behind everyday corporate catchphrases.