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100 Problems in ‘The Eyes of Texas’

A long list of reasons why UT Austin should change its official school song

Nowadays, American corporate culture shuns the word ‘problem’ — because it’s uncomfortable. Managers don’t like to hear employees say things such as: “The problem with what You said is…” So instead, they cultivate an ambiance of euphemisms, such as: “What you said suggests promising opportunities…” Behold this aberration of the English language. Such verbiage obstructs one’s ability to see problems and to…