For Crimes Against the English Language, part 2

The following is submitted as yet one more piece of evidence that Corporate America is guilty of crimes against the English language:

Job Description

The Company
Tiny Prints is propelling the art of traditional social expression into the digital age. The company has spent over¹ 6 years creating a unique and compelling online site that meets virtually every conceivable personal or business stationery need…. This is a unique opportunity to play a highly impactful role² with an industry trailblazer in a huge and rapidly transitioning³ market.

Why Tiny Prints?
We are not interested in politics or titles. We are interested in performance and moving the needle!4 Our teams are both innovative and disciplined utilizing5 the best minds on our projects to collaborate on a solution.

Our products are personal and based on happy moments i.e. birthdays, wedding, engagements, and child births6. We are looking for people that think it is cool to make a difference in others lives as a living7.

Why Senior UI Designer at Tiny Prints?

You’ll be the principal architect of the company’s user experience, crafting user environments that seamlessly and successfully meld multiple elements of usability – from complex and highly interactive tools and templates to frictionless8 customer service and ecommerce functionality.

¹ “more than”. See also English 101
² Just say to have an impact, for God’s sake
³ Why use this silly word? Because the words changing or evolving don’t have enough syllables, apparently
4 Wow. Here’s a candidate for Unsuck It
5 Again. Why go with a clear, two-syllable word like using, when there is a three-syllable douchey-sounding word like utilizing?
6 As opposed to… adult births?
7 Could this sentence be any more awkward?
8 When was the last time you heard a real person say frictionless? Never, that’s when. So why use such a stupid, nonsensical word?


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