• Major technological breakthrough! (It works OK; but looks very hi-tech!)
  • Customer satisfaction is believed assured. (We are so far behind schedule, that the customer will take anything.)
  • Test results were extremely gratifying! (Unbelievable, it actually worked!)
  • We will look into it. (Forget it! We have enough problems already.)
  • See me or let’s discuss. (Come to my office, I’ve messed up again.)
  • We are following the standard! (That’s the way we have always done it!)
  • I didn’t get your e-mail. (I haven’t checked my e-mail for days.)
  • A number of different approaches are being tried. (We are still guessing at this point.)

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