Hebuilt a bus-cum-greenhouse that made a boldstatement, but the plants in it didn't live very long.
But for this statement one would have believed that the choice of style could only have been one of those audaciouswhims wheretoward youthfulness, prone toparadox, will sometimes be drawn. - Aymer Vallance, 1897
I would have to give you full marksfor thatstatement.
Further affiant sayeth naught. (A centuries-old statement that is still used on some legal documents as the final declaration prior to the affiant's signature.)
Calls to nominate the worstmissionstatementappearperiodically on the Web. And the “missionstatement generator” at www.dilbert.com strings togetherclumps of bizspeak to createfictitiousmission statements.
The IsraeliCabinet, meeting in emergencysession, issued a statementtonightcallingallegations of Israeliresponsibility a "blood libel."
The company president's annualstatement was complete bureaucratese: it was completelycontent-free.
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