Xyloglots of the NHS

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 08.20.50Brezhnevian jargon of managers in the UK’s National Health Service

The language these managers use, writes Dalrymple, is

a mixture of moral exaltation and tedious bureaucratese.

He wonders whether what the NHS managers say

actually corresponds to the thoughts that run through their heads, or whether they have to translate them into langue de bois.

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