Lucy Kellaway’s dictionary of business jargon and corporate nonsense
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To pulse

Translation into plain English To contact

Perpetrator Anonymous US corporation

Usage example "We are pulsing management for availability and hope to be in touch with dates/times ASAP"

Lucy’s commentary A pulse is a noun. If you have one you are alive. When pulse becomes a verb, and a transitive verb at that, the perpetrator may be alive, but their brains have already gone.

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