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Word of the year 2013: troll

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I’ve picked ‘troll’ because it has recently changed its meaning. I’m not talking about the word in the sense of goat-bothering, flesh-eating monsters. I’m not even talking about the change it experienced around 20 years ago, when it started to refer to problematic users on internet message boards. A bit of history: most online forums […]

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Too much talking and not enough listening

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] The page below looks nice enough, doesn’t it? But read the text closely and you’ll see it’s a great example of how not to talk to your customers. Here are the comments I feel like writing in the box.

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Why you’ll never find a hedge fund called Bob

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] I’m reading a book about finance at the moment and in it I came across a hedge fund called: The High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Enhanced Leverage Fund Quite a mouthful, eh?

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