Tag Archive | jargon
Politicians are known for being good at ducking questions and poor at giving straightforward replies. If there was a contest between them, I believe the British Defence Secretary would stand a good chance at being named jargon master, at least in England.
An obscure expression has crept into general parlance and seems to be replacing perfectly adequate words for no reason whatsoever. I’m referring to ramp up as in bolster, strengthen or increase. When did two words become preferable to one?