Commonly Used Phrases in Office emails

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Commonly Used Phrases in Office emails and... What they really mean!

1) For your information, please. (FYI)

We don't know what to do with this, so please keep it.

2) Noted and returned.

We don't know what to do with this, so please keep it little while.

3) Review and comment.

Do the dirty work so that I can forward it.

4) Action please.

Get yourself involved for me. Don't worry, I'll claim the credit.

5) For your necessary action.

It's your headache now.

6) Copy to.

Here's a share of the headache.

7) For your approval, please.

Put your neck on the chopping board for me please.

8) Action is being taken.

Your correspondence is lost and we are still trying to locate it.

9) Your letter is receiving our attention.

We are still trying to figure out what you want.

10) Please discuss.

I don't know what is this ........, so please brief me.

11) For your immediate action.

Do it NOW! Or we'll all get into trouble.

12) Please reply soon.

Please be efficient. It makes me look inefficient.

13) We are investigating/processing your request with the relevant authorities.

They are causing the delay, not us.

14) Regards.

Thanks for reading all the bullsh*t.


Cheers LOL

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