Verbiage


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Verbiage

Business jargon added to a proposal or report to make it sound more impressive.
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Summary: Within subdivision (b), adds "unlawful bias elimination" to the list of approved CLE topics; within subdivision (e), clarifies that approved courses of other bars must still meet criteria for accreditation per policies pursuant to this rule; also within subdivisions (a), (b), and (d) re applicability, required CLE, and course approval, changes verbiage to read "must" rather than "shall"; includes other edits consistent with controlling editorial protocols without substantive effect.
Finally, she says to ask what standard verbiage, such as disclaimers and warnings, comes stamped on the cart and whether these messages can be changed to meet the needs of the buyer.
Taste and democracy (left) is a parody of the verbiage unleashed by Perry's winning the Turner Prize last year, in the form of various figures speaking through comic strip speech bubbles.
But for all its difficulty, Ulysses is oddly immune to the anti-snob criticism--though you wouldn't know it from most of the verbiage about the book.
Some might claim that this does not matter, that works of art must be able to stand on their own, speak for themselves, but one can scarcely ignore such a torrent of verbiage.
This revision will update the reference section and update some of the verbiage to bring it in line with other standards.
Rather than rely on emotional verbiage, we're looking for solutions.
Utilizing the luxuriant verbiage of bygone years, these cds bring to life not only some of the remarkable voices from the past 100 years, but also the simple truth of our oftentimes-inhumane past.
Almost all the puffy verbiage people produce in the name of technical or business writing would never exist if the writers load been forced to say the message out loud first.
Indications are that this mere verbiage will never be enforced.
15 for extrusion blowmolding machines was withdrawn for necessary revisions to correct verbiage that conveyed an inappropriate action.
Spurrier declined the conventional verbiage about lengthy schedules, mounting injuries, and the necessity of unusual manpower.