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Colloquial Phrases Ripped from Broadcast and Print Media

Colloquial Phrases Ripped from Broadcast and Print Media

You’ve probably already know this: As languages expand to greater populations, their vocabulary exponentially grows.

And you know this: Human beings enjoy variety.

So, add these colloquial phrases to verbal communication for variety, succinctness, and to signal that you are ahead of the curve and current.

It’s some kind of calling.  – CNBC Nov. 3, 2021 in answer to the query, “Why are you so passionate about your work?”

…. she said.    …. , he said.  First heard from a new female broadcaster on 3:00 am MDT (Denver) /5:00 am EDT (New York) following a verbal fluff where two or three words were mispronounced to the point of nintelligibility. Heard 4 days later on November 4, 2021  from the seasoned broadcaster who was back from vacation.  Goes to show you, the best sometimes mangle words.  Example: “enveerocle…  environmental ecological  advice, she said.”   No fluffs or slurring followed this error and fix.  Ack, the broadcasters regained discipline and focus to get to the articulation expected of their profession.  Even at dawn’s break.

It is not on my radar. DW newscast Nov. 2, 2021. That’s another way of saying, “I didn’t notice.”

Plan smart, grow smart.  This Week in Agribusiness, Oct. 31, 2021

Understand your opportunities and goals.  This Week in Agribusiness, Oct. 31, 2021

Our company has an R&D engine.  This Week in Agribusiness, Oct. 31, 2021. Research and Development. 

Search for new experiences.  Bloomberg, Oct. 29, 2021  Executive for  a mammoth cruise company described his company’s 500,000 customers.

Cash on the sidelines.  Bloomberg, October 29, 2021, Executive for investment company described why the stockmarket is surging due to many people having cash in reserve. Sideline in sport means off the playing field.   Cash was in the bank because of no vacations, cut in work related driving,(gas), and clothes not purchased for work and school from home in 2020 and 2021.  Now these people want their money to work for them.

Let this begin. Bloomberg, Oct. 29, 2021

Let’s start with the why. Bloomberg, Oct. 29, 2021

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