More Verbal Detritis

A concerned reader finds the following troubling beyond merely overuse:

Trial balloon. As opposed to the real balloon?

Best practices. As opposed to doing a lousy job?

Real time. As opposed to unreal time?

Blow-back. Sounds like something done at a hair salon or the result of severe food poisoning.


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  1. You forgot:
    Touch base as if anyone is really standing on a base or running the diamond.

    Comment by Management Slug — 3.24.2009 @ 2:05 pm

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