We are having a disagreement at my office. Do you think it is better to use the term “fired” or “terminated”? Most of us think “terminated” is more professional.
— Policy Nerd
Use “fired” for ceramics and “terminated” for spies.
— Evil Skippy
Now here’s a question for you. Where the heck is your supervisor when you’re supposed to be working but instead are engaged in deep discussions about linguistics? It sounds as if you have way too much time on your hands.
Readers — if your supervisor is not watching you right now – which term do you think is best? Terminated or fired? Or something else?