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Phrases like ‘ideas shower’ are not only grating on the ear, they’re bad for business. But stopping people ‘reaching out’ for the latest buzzword is a challenge For anyone wanting to unsettle an audience with a turn of phrase there’s plenty to inspire in the lexicon of corporate jargon. Republican representative Jason Chaffetz did this to great effect when calling for Donald Trump to reveal his tax returns in the run up to the US presidential election last year, by telling him: “open your kimon.  show all text

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