RE: I suppose this is my most frustrating grammar error

Subject: RE: I suppose this is my most frustrating grammar error
From: "CB Casper" <knowone -at- surfy -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2002 03:30:41 +0400

In the world in which I inhabit, it is supposed to mean
to use the people, plans, products, or processes that have
been used in the past, for a new project.

I call it what it is, swiping something that someone else
has done, you know, stealing. As I say to my cube mates,
when I return with some additional office supply,
"I'm just redistibuting available resources"!

> 'leverage resources' -- What are we telling someone to do
> when we write this claptrap?
This is marketing and HR jargon, but it *does* have a meaning. It's
shorthand for "make more efficient use of what you have."

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