May 22, 2019

CEO World Magazine – Why we need to fight our addiction to jargon

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While initialisms are found on ancient Roman coins, acronyms didn’t start to appear until the 20th Century. According to the New York Times Magazine the word acronym itself wasn’t coined in English until 1943. Yet, for a relatively new concept it seems like we are drowning in a sea of acronyms. No doubt this increase has been driven by the introduction of phone texting and apps like Twitter.

Read the full article to find out why we are addicted to jargon and how we can avoid it.