12 words you shouldn't say in the office

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ABC News has put together a list of out-dated tech terms.

Words like "web surfing" is on the banned list. Instead, you should use words like "browsing", or "Google" as a verb.

Also try to avoid "weblog", "world wide web" and, thanks to flat rate telephone plans, the phrase "long distance call".

Outdated tech terms to avoid:

  1. Intranet
  2. Extranet
  3. Web Surfing
  4. Push Technology
  5. Application Service Provider (ASP)
  6. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
  7. Internet Telephony
  8. Weblog
  9. Thin Client
  10. RBOC
  11. Long-Distance Call
  12. World Wide Web
For more on the ABC News story and what each of these words mean click on the link below.
Link: 12 Words You Can Never Say in the Office

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