Actually… (you’re an idiot)

Here’s a fun article which might have you nodding your head in agreement. In 3 Times You Think You’re Being Nice — But You Actually Just Sound Passive-Aggressive, the author points out some of the phrases used in a business environment which are meant well, but nearly always get taken the wrong way. They’re a bit like when a football manager says: “with every respect (to our opponents)”, it will always be interpreted – correctly – by the opponents as “with no respect whatsoever”. Have a read.

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