Her favourite phrase? “I’m a little confused”. According to Paunescu it’s not actually a perfectly reasonable way to ask for clarification. It really represents “absolute rage masked as a professional pleasantry”.
She then asked Twitter to provide their top “gibberish” work phrases. And boy did it deliver.
There was the reminder that everyone’s pretty busy, actually.
@delia_p “I’m balancing a lot this week” = “Just a quick reminder that I’m not your employee.”