Taking back "I don't know"

In I Don’t Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore Dan Pallotta wrote about business-speak: It involves the use of words such as “space,” “around,” “synergy,” and “value-add” with a healthy dose of equivocators like “sort of” and “kind of” to ensure that there is no commitment to anything being said… Perhaps a solution can be found in a simple little sentence that gives us some room to think. “I don’t know....

December 5, 2011