“De-risking” in the stock market, which is a lovely euphemism for “panic selling.”
A fast-talking ad for an offering of “secure flip units,” which is a lovely euphemism for “dubious speculation.” The juxtaposition of “secure” and “flip” generates a delightful oxymoron as well.
I didn’t say it—a leading corporate law professor did—but I can’t deny that I share the sentiment. Especially when I read articles like this: Litigators ruin pretty much everything – ProfessorBainbridge.com.
Did I mention I’m a transaction lawyer? To quote my favorite New Yorker cartoon: “I am a member of the legal profession, but I’m not a lawyer in the pejorative sense.”