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Offline?

Offline– (adv) When used in this context “… let’s talk about that offline.”    Meaning to discuss privately.

In a sentence:

My computer was offline yesterday and I didn’t get my panties in a bunch, but when my colleague asked to discuss the next steps offline and didn’t show up, I got really pissed.

Justification for hate:

No one ever meets up offline.  It’s a way to say, in bizspeak, “You aren’t important enough to finish this conversation at this time.”

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WIDWATHA

Another one I hope to retire:

Onus

I should define these too, right?

1. a difficult or disagreeable obligation, task, burden, etc.
2. burden of proof. Compare onus probandi.
3. blame or responsibility.

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I give you: Words I Don’t Want to Hear Anymore.

Today: Upshot

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