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Jun 16, 2011
Let us not get ahead of ourselves here. PHB does not need to understand anything about Wally's statement to correctly interpret how much work Wally has done. I doubt PHB could mentally process that statement, in any case. Rather, PHB's narrowed eyes and pursed lips reveal his suspicion of Wally actually doing anything that needed such a long sentence to explain.
 
 
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Jun 16, 2011
@BigMal27
While Newspeak is the thought-restricting language described in the novel, Plainspeak is the literary form that Orwell advocated to make English less cumbersome while increasing the capability to communicate.
 
 
Jun 16, 2011
PHB brought his coffee mug to the meeting . . . perhaps trying to create a bonding moment with Wally?
 
 
Jun 16, 2011
Oh my God, all those years and I didn't realize... Wally is a Pointy Haired Employee!
 
 
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Jun 16, 2011
I have worked for one such company wherein my boss constantly talked about framework and called his lies as "forward looking statements" .
Such things are illusion for the management to seem ridiculously far sighted and busy. Hats off to Waly.
 
 
 
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