Be cool on Twitter, but defs don’t overdo the lingo

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Be cool on Twitter, but defs don’t overdo the lingo

The opposite of stuffy, outdated, alienating corporate-speak by companies can be just as bad

Consumer journalist

The other day I had to phone my bank.

Before the agent launched into her list of questions to make sure I was who I said I was, she uttered that most infuriating and unnecessary cut-and-paste corporate phrase: “Kindly be advised that ... ”

I shot back: “Kindly be advised that I will endeavour to answer to the best of my ability.”..

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