IN YOUR CORNER
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The opposite of stuffy, outdated, alienating corporate-speak by companies can be just as bad
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.”..