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A rose by any other name

PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 1:45 pm
by Jack
Laid off? No, you've been 'simplified'
When it's time to announce layoffs, executives embrace euphemism to soften the blow - to their companies.
By Yi-Wyn Yen, reporter
Last Updated: November 11, 2008: 8:15 AM ET


Just in case your boss tells you you've been "simplified" and you don't realized that means "fired".