“What are we going to do about Jessica? When should we bone her? I reckon it should be next week.” — Nine Network CEO Eddie McGuire discusses the future of Today show presenter Jessica Rowe in an example of New Aussie Management Speak.

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“‘What you’re going to find is Matthew Slatter will become the most henpecked chief executive in Australia’ UNiTAB boss Dick McIlwain’s taunts to his Tabcorb counterpart before Slatter had made an unsuccessful bid for UNITAB.” — James Walker

2005 winner: “I’ll keep that to myself, but I sure wouldn’t recommend it to my mother” – Phil Burgess, Telstra’s imported Group Managing Director, Public Policy & Communications, when asked if he would invest his own money in Telstra.

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