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The word that I’m using is “right sized.” A lot of companies have been laying people off; you know, they’re using “right sized” so that you feel that [being laid off]’s a good thing. The word just kind of cracks me up because they’re trying to make a pleasant spin on a negative thing, and I really wish they would “right size” gas prices. I can just imagine a room full of people receiving their “right size” notification and thinking they are going to do a corporate fitness program.

Sandra McKay | Age: 37 | Occupation: Acupuncturist | Lives: Golden Hill

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The word that I’m using is “right sized.” A lot of companies have been laying people off; you know, they’re using “right sized” so that you feel that [being laid off]’s a good thing. The word just kind of cracks me up because they’re trying to make a pleasant spin on a negative thing, and I really wish they would “right size” gas prices. I can just imagine a room full of people receiving their “right size” notification and thinking they are going to do a corporate fitness program.

Sandra McKay | Age: 37 | Occupation: Acupuncturist | Lives: Golden Hill

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