In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I also get the sense that some lawyers think baffling legal jargon and tortured syntax will impress their clients.
- They have used words and jargon that ordinary people can't understand as a way of preserving and extending their power while excluding the vast majority of the population.
- The IT&T industry is rife with acronyms, catchphrases and jargon.
- His invitation to the applicant to put an application under section 38 of the Evidence Act is couched in legal jargon, not in plain words.
- Many hospitals, for instance, make a professional available to go over the records with the patient, who might not understand the medical jargon therein.
- Lord Woolf's challenge to the legal profession comes after he replaced the traditional trappings of Latin phrases and legal jargon as part of a review of civil courts.
- One major obstacle remains: trials are still conducted in technical jargon that juries find difficult to understand and which prosecutors find difficult to establish as an overwhelming case.
- Lay persons shouldn't be expected to understand medical jargon or complex terminology.
- Remember your international visitors by avoiding regional word usage or technical jargon that could alienate.
- I don't understand all the technical jargon, but do agree with the general gist of maintaining freedom of communication outside the oppression of big business monopolies.
- Jargon is a kind of SHORTHAND that makes long explanations unnecessary.
- Some visitors to your website may be from outside your industry and may not understand some of the jargon or acronyms.
- In fact ask any management specialist, from any sector, to exclude every word of jargon from a conversation, and there is likely to be silence.
- But yesterday the Government's response was said to be so full of difficult wording and jargon that it was impossible to know what it said.
- This is the essential function of a cliché, and of cant and jargon; to neutralise expression and ‘vanish memory’.
- Cold and clinical to the point of boredom, filled with emotionless commentary and business jargon, it was difficult to tell what effect this character was meant to have.
- There are three main reasons consumers do not compare financial products: misguided loyalty, inertia and an inability to understand financial jargon.
- The substitution of a clear word for euphemistic jargon is found in all forms of manufactured communication, but is perhaps most often used by the military.
- Bunett's prose is often loaded with arty jargon and heavyweight expressions that are virtually incomprehensible.
- When investing long term, you need to steer clear of plans that are difficult to understand or packed with jargon, have high charges or are inflexible and lock you in with penalties.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.