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Buzz words can kill the buzz

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jewilson
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jewilson   6/21/2012 8:00:46 PM
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To many anonymous kills the meaning and desire to read the document an email. While working for a European wireless equipment manufacture the majority of the emails I received were full of anonymous you have to delete-em, its a flag for nonsense. If you can not explain what you mean with out an email full of jargon, anonymous and buzz words the message is not worth reading. It amazing how far people go trying to look smart.

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BrianBailey   6/17/2012 1:24:49 PM
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I second that. I have also heard it called the Elmo effect. If you can explain it to Elmo, then in the course of "dumbing it down" you will expose your own lack of understanding. While Elmo will never understand it, you might.

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EREBUS0   6/16/2012 8:33:21 PM
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A clear lesson for all. If you really know what you are talking about, you should be able to explain it in plain language. I always used the rule that if you can't explain it to your mother, then you are using too many buzz words. I read articles nearly everyday that leave me wondering what they are talking about. Keep it simple, please. Some of us can't keep up with all of the short cuts to using plain language. Just a thought!

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