Wednesday, March 15, 2006

good writing

There's a post on Lifehacker about a funny add-on you can download for Microsoft Word. It's like a spell checker or grammar checker, but it looks for corporate made-up language. So no one ever has to read the word "synergize" again. I suppose it would be too much to ask for corporate word-inventors to actually learn how to write? Yes? Ok.

1 comment:

BASSO said...

...or you can plan Bull Shit (or Buzz Word) Bingo -- I've done this in meetings (sometimes even when I'm "running" the thing to try to keep things "real," but I usually do it myself (if I have time I prepare a scoresheet with word and then (mostly quietly) yell BINGO when I get a run .. doesn't take long in a government meeting.