The Brinktionary

I’ve always enjoyed humour based on satire and wit. While at school I bought Colin Bowles The Wit’s Dictionary, and over time I added other meanings that I found from other books. Below are some of my own warped meanings drafted with tongue-in-cheek, and what my kids came up with.

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#entarch to business speak translator

I had quite a positive meeting with someone from the business regarding enterprise architecture (EA) . It’s an interesting engagement, which we’ve yet to do in any other part of the business. To put it mildly, the area is terribly unhappy with their IT support. I’d suggest their issues are mostly with delivery and communication, […]

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Settling an argument I forgot, about something with somebody

I can’t recall whom I had the discussion with, but perhaps months after the fact I decided to Google it.  And here’s proof (albeit from a freely editable authority) that Equatorial Guinea is not on the equator like many assume. Despite its name, no part of Equatorial Guinea’s territory lies on the Equator. However, its island of Annobón is […]

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The internet is making us dumb

I’ve heard people claiming that with the internet we’re growing dumb by having such a plethora of information at our finger tips. I never bought much into the argument, but maybe it does have some merit, particularly when the information that is closest to our finger tips is wrong. I’m delivering a presentation today to […]

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