Idiomanic Guide 2 the Art of the Deal via Dicktation

July 26th, 2011

“Won’t take too much of your time, so let’s cut to the chase”

“In the meantime it’s not an issue”

“The main thing is…”, “What I’m saying is….”, “The point is ….”, “That’s very interesting to us.”,

“Everything we do has a fallback.”

“What’s the point”

“Take a view”

"Every minute you spent there you felt that your employer hated you.”

“Forward purchase”

(Smile & chuckle handshake)


“I hear your hesitance.”

“Had a quick feel to see it’s just not the right fit”

“I’ve not really thought bout it.  I think that probably makes sense”

“I doubt that they will do that.”, “I didn’t get that at the last meeting.”

“That’s the real kicker.”

“It’s good for the shareholders.”

“That’s the message we want to get across to them.”

“You wouldn’t want to do that”

“On the street….”

“Silence says all.”

“To be honest…”

“That’s another option.”

“Puts you in a different position than you are now.”

“The best way for everyone to get their value out….”

“We’re dancing round the Russians”

(Throat clearance)

“Binding the assets”

“Where is that required”

“That’s why I’m sitting here now.”

“….progress on smoothing out….”

(Serial grunting…. turrets)

“Go with the swap.”

“That’s what I figured.”

“We just put in a maximum number.”

“Uh huh Uh huh Uh huh Uh huh Uh huh Uh huh”

“No impact on cashflow”

“Mmm mmm, mm-hmm Mmm mmm, mm-hmm Mmm mmm, mm-hmm”

“Art of turning it down and letting it go, rather than letting it down & turning to go”

“…progress on smoothing out the cash flow”



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