Nauseating puffery

Today’s DomPost carried a promo ad for Massey University’s Wellington campus. Here’s how they puffed themselves:

‘We exude, foster and fuel positive change, propelling the best of our nation’s creatives, intellectuals and innovators across the country, and around the world.’

How could anyone take such an institution seriously?

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One Response to Nauseating puffery

  1. F Frazier says:

    These are probably political Spin Doctor trainees in action…chuckle. A team of them stayed up nights for a week to grind that drivel out.

    Agree.. ‘exuding’ is a bit much…as the old saying goes (here)… ‘gag me with a spoon!’

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