In the corporate world
“We will do it” means “you will do it.”
“You have done a great job” means “more work to be given to you.”
“We are working on it” means “we have not yet started working on the same.”
“Tomorrow first thing in the morning” means “it is not getting done….at least not tomorrow.”
“After discussion we will decide. I am very open to views” means “I have already decided, I will tell you, what to do.”
“There was a slight miscommunication” means “we had actually lied.”
“Let’s call a meeting and discuss” means “I have no time now, will talk later.”
“We can always do it” means “we actually cannot do the same on time.”
“We are on the right track, but there needs to be slight extension of the deadline” means “the project is screwed up, we cannot deliver on time.”
“We had slight differences of opinion” means “we had actually fought.”
“Make a list of work that you do and let’s see how I can help you” means “anyway you have to find a way out, no help from me.”
“You should have told me earlier” means “well even if you told me earlier that would have made hardly any difference.”
“We need to find out the real reason” means “well I will tell you where your fault is.”
“Well family is important, your leave is always granted. Just ensure work is not affected” means “well you know…”
“We are a team” means “I am not the only one to be blamed.”
“That’s actually a good question” means “I do not know anything about it.”
“All the best” means “you are in trouble”
यह कहानी सेतुनगर पिट्सबर्ग, अमेरिका से प्रकाशित अंतरराष्ट्रीय द्वैभाषिक मासिक पत्रिका सेतु के फरवरी 2018 अंक में प्रकाशित हुई है ऑफिस...
सर्दियों के दिन सूर्य देव रुष्ट हो कर कोप भवन में पूरे एक सप्ताह तक बैठ गए। सभी परेशान , एक तो ठण्ड और ऊपर से ...
रविवार सुबह चाय की चुस्कियों के बीच महेश सक्सेना ने पत्नी मीना से पूछा “ क्या तुमने कभी प्यार किया है ?“ यह सुन कर मीना सन्न रह गई, कि ...
अर्चना चावजी ने मेरी कहानी "बड़ी दादी" को स्वर दिया है। कहानी रेडियो प्लेबैक इंडिया के निम्न लिंक पर सुनी जा सकती है: http://radi...