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    jargon that seems to be deliberately obscure, as used in businesses and bureaucracies

    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how one could go about 'unpacking' bureaucratese through the Phasal Analysis of an e-mail office memo

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/04/2013

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