50 Funny Office Quotes Lets Push The Envelope On This One

It’s Friday Fun time again here at Media Plant, and we thought we would round up some favourite office sayings for you to amaze your colleagues and such.

Every office has one, the one. You know the one who drops the office term into a conversation.

If you don’t know who it is, then it’s more than likely you. Office jargon can be an endless source of amusement.

These office quotes are often used when in a meeting with other colleagues or indeed in general office conversation.

Far from making the actual person sound knowledgeable and insightful, they can quite frankly make them come across as David Brent or indeed Alan Partridge, neither of these is a good thing.

“I can really see the value added with that.”

“Let’s touch base on that.”

“It’s a win-win situation.”

“Take one for the team.”

“Fax me we’ll do lunch.”

“Let’s push back on this one.”

“Diarise that.”

“Let’s find a window of opportunity.”

“Going forward.”

“Taking candy from a baby.”

“It is what it is.”

“In the current climate.”

“It’s a no brainer.”


“It’s on my radar.”

“Flagging it up.”

“Singing off the same hymn sheet.”

“Lets just blue sky it.”

“I’m a customer what would I do.”

“Let’s put it on the back-burner.”

“Let’s find a window in your diary.”

“From the get-go.”

“Just giving you the heads up.”

“Let’s push the envelope on this one.”

“Pick the low hanging fruit.”

“What’s our USP.”

“Let’s circle back.”

“We need to hit the ground running.”

“Hit me with it.”

“Let’s circle the wagons.”

“Let’s talk about this offline.”

“Hold that thought.”

“Drilling down.”

“Helicopter view.”

“Get all our ducks in a row.”

“Let’s run it up the flagpole.”

“Shoot me an email.”


“We need more carrots on sticks.”

“It’s a game changer.”

“Moving the goal posts.”

“Press the flesh.”

“On the same page.”

“Brain Storming.”

“In essence.”

“What’s my ROI.”

“Let’s deliver on our deliverable’s.”

“Tell me the bottom line.”

“Ideas on the table.”

“Lets put our thinking caps on.”

As an employee, you will have no doubt have heard some of the above office jargon. However, you may well have some more to add to our list of 50 Office Sayings.

If you do and it’s not on the list then feel free to get in touch with your office quote. If it’s a game changer, then we may well add it to the list.

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