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A Majority of Workers Despise Annoying Corporate Buzzwords. So Why Do We Keep Using Them? A new poll by Duolingo and LinkedIn tries to 'drill down' on workplace jargon.

By Jonathan Small

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Does business-speak make you want to tear your hair out?

Well, let's take that concern offline, noodle on it, and run it up the flagpole for review.

LinkedIn and Duolingo, a language learning app, recently surveyed 8,000 professionals across eight countries to find out if jargon boosts — or befuddled — communication between co-workers.

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