Friday 28 May 2010

Business Vocabulary: The Cogs -- The Law Group

And so I hope you enjoyed learning the business vocabulary I posted in the Business Vocabulary: The Cogs -- The Boss Group entry. This time is the Law Group, words to do with lawyers. I have added better explanations to the original meanings given by Toontask to make the words easier for you to learn.

If you are reading, here we go!

Bottom Feeder - A person who profits on the misfortune of others.
Image from cartoonstock

Bloodsucker - A person who preys on others.
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Double Talker - A person who speaks in a deliberate, evasive way, whose speech appears to be earnest and meaningful but in fact is a mixture of sense and nonsense.
Leon Lai (not a lawyer but represent the meaning best. No offense!)
Image from Xinhuanet

Ambulance Chaser - A person who persuades accident victims to sue.

Back Stabber - A person who unfairly attacks someone in a deceitful manner.
Image from lawstudentcode

Spin Doctor - Someone who takes situation of a bad event and disguises it as something good.
Image from waterworksthatwork

Legal Eagle - Simply put, a lawyer.
Image from stus

Big Wig - The most important person in a group or undertaking.
Image from cardozo

Chief Justice - A public official who hears and decides cases brought before a court of law. In other words, a Judge.
Image from Mathpol

Have a happy Friday!!!

deliberate -- (adj) (often of something bad) intentional or planned
evasive -- (adj) answering questions in a way that is not direct or clear, especially because you do not want to give an honest answer