British bureaucrats ordered to drop the jargon Fed up with the babble and impenetrable jargon embraced by middle-managers, Britain’s local government association created a list of 200 words it wants public bodies to avoid if they want to communicate properly. By Ragan StaffJan. 25, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.