Euphemism du Jour: Overshot in Terms of Monetization

Niklas Zennstrom, founder of Skype and Joost, gets the euphemism of the day award. At a conference today in Hungary he said that Ebay likely “overshot in terms of monetization” in paying $3.1-billion for Skype. Nice phrase, Niklas.

[via WSJ]

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  1. C. Maoxian says:

    Hilarious — a stupid way to say they paid a stupid price. “Monetize” was of course one of the original verbs included in Dack’s classic Bullshit Generator.