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The dark side of humour

The right to be offensive Workplace humour has a dark side. “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Voltaire I found myself the other evening at the heart of a heated dinner debate and somewhat surprisingly not in the majority camp either. The issue:…

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Cleaning up workplace language: Swearing on the !@x* job

How do changes in workplace language effect us and what is the impact of swearing on the %!@x* job? I am no stranger to the odd expletive. I was recently defrauded by a client and I have to confess that my vocabulary was related to the legitimacy of his parentage, rather than “dash and oh dear”.…

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