A look at office jargon. From doctors, who call for for information stat to baseball players who worries about stats. Every industry has a language of its own.
Sue Pekarsky Gary, heads "GarmentoSpeak" in Sebastopol, Calif, (garment consulting business). Author of Cover Yourself: Adventures in the Ragtrade from Start-ups to Stars
Geoff Nunberg, senior researcher, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University., Author, The Way We Talk Now
Jesse Sheidlower, head of the American office of the Oxford English Dictionary
Ken Ringle, staff writer, The Washington Post