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Published:July 5th, 2016 17:27 EST
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Ten Words and Phrases You're Using at Work That Make You Sound Dumb

By Robert Paul Reyes

"How you communicate with others at work plays a big role in how you`re perceived, your capacity to move projects forward, your ability to generate trust, and how quickly you advance in your career.
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Here are 10 words and phrases we all use at work from time to time that may be dumbing us down."

AOL

WHATEVER

This word denotes laziness, avoid it like the plague.

PROFANITY

Amy moron can spout profanity, it takes an intelligent person to express his frustration, anger or disappointment without resorting to expletives.

LITERALLY

This word should be literally banished. It literally drives me bonkers when I hear it.

SHOUT-OUT

If a world-famous celebrity attends the company meeting, by all means give him a shout-out, but nobody wants to hear you give a shout-out to your administrative assistant. 

OMG

If the hot temp in the cubicle in the corner french kisses you and gives you her phone number, it`s permissible to shout "OMG", but otherwise stop being a drama queen.

TOTALLY

This word is totally lame, -- enough said.

LEGIT

MC Hammer is too legit to quit using this word, the rest of us should give it a rest.

I KNOW, RIGHT

Some people punctuate every sentence with this obnoxious phrase, it make you feel like responding: No, bitc* you don`t know Jack.

NO WORRIES

Only the Almighty can reassure me I have nothing to worry about, if my boss uses this  phrase I just think he`s a pretentious dick.

AWESOME

When a co-worker tells you that your project is "awesome", it sounds sarcastic. The only word worse than "awesome" is "awesome sauce."

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