Penelope's investment banking brother takes another stab at guest blogging, this time discussing the various meanings of the acronym that once stood for "As Soon As Possible."
ASAP: a ubiquitous term coming from senior bankers. You might assume it means as fast as humanly possible, as in an all-nighter if necessary. But this is not always the case. For example, sometimes it seems asap is just a banker's best effort at using the word please. As in: Leave a printout on my chair asap.
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Guest etymologist: My investment banking brother says…[Brazen Careerist]