Why I hate the word “Pragmatic” and other rants

added by Paul Wheeler
6/23/2014 1:15:35 PM


From my perspective, the importance of Godwin’s Law in practice is that conversations effectively lose all usefulness when highly charged words and hyperbolic comparisons start getting tossed around.  Much like George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words, I’d like to create a new list of words and phrases that should be banned in technical conversations at least until we learn to use them a little more wisely