More People I’m Sick Unto Death Of

28 Sep 2011 /

Anyone who uses the word “surface” to mean “put forward for consideration,” e.g., “I’d like to surface a topic.”

If you must use “surface” as a verb, I’m okay with you surfacing a driveway or surfacing a submarine, but if you’re going around surfacing topics, then you really need to leave the world immediately . . .


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  1. MS

    MS

    28 Sep 2011 @ 10:31 pm


    Amen. If only that were the most egregious language foul currently in popular rotation. Providing “texture” to a discussion point is also a common occurrence. “Can you provide more texture?” No, because I’m not surfacing a driveway, I’m putting forth an idea for consideration.

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