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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times


#We can help you celebrate. #At #Home has ideas on what to read, cook, watch and do while staying safe at home.

The coronavirus pandemic gave 2020 a new dictionary, and seemingly overnight, corporate #America began speaking with a new language. These are some of the phrases whose use skyrocketed this year, based on more than 20,000 corporate presentations that The #Times analyzed with #Sentieo, a research firm.

#Mentioned in 2,128 calls this year vs. 3 last year

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+70,830%a

“These are unprecedented times. A lot of our reopening is not just our decision. #We’re not fully in control.” #Christine #McCarthy, C.F.O. of the #Walt #Disney #Company, on #Sept. 9

14,655 calls vs. 8,528

+70%

“We’ve never been in a more challenging environment.” #Larry #Culp #Jr., C.E.O. of #General #Electric, on #Oct. 28

175 vs. 16

+1,000%

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“If a call in 2020 goes by without somebody saying, ‘You’re on mute,’ the year would not be complete.” #Aman #Bhutani, CEO of #GoDaddy, on #Dec. 15

450 calls vs. 152

+200%

“Obviously, #Covid has absolutely humbled the world.” #Ashley #McEvoy, worldwide chairman of medical devices at #Johnson & #Johnson, on #Nov. 19


#That’s it for this briefing. There won’t be a newsletter tomorrow. #We’ll be back in 2021. #Happy #New #Year! #Here’s hoping that the transition into the next year leaves you feeling a little lighter.

— #Melina


#Thank you
#Carole #Landry helped write this briefing. Theodore #Kim and #Jahaan #Singh provided the break from the news. #You can reach the team at [email protected]

P.S.
• #We’re listening to “The #Daily.” #Our latest episode features a #Black police officer reflecting on what it means to be part of the force in his hometown, #Flint, #Mich.
• #Here’s our #Mini #Crossword, and a clue: E pluribus ___ (four letters). #You can find all our puzzles here.
• #How well do you remember this newsy year? The #Morning newsletter put together an interactive news quiz for those who want to test their knowledge.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/30/briefing/china-vaccines-astrazeneca-hong-kong-arrests.html

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