Example sentences for: almost-polite

How can you use “almost-polite” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On 22 February 1989, in a full-page color advertisement in The Times , the Honeywell was severed, leaving the new company name Bull . At the same time, the big brains came up with the slogan To business problems , we say Bull , rather an unfortunate decision for two reasons: first, bull is an almost-polite shortening of bullshit , as (almost) everyone knows; second, bull (or Bull !) as a retort means `bullshit; nonsense; balderdash' and, particularly, `Whatever you said [like, “I have a business problem”] is a lot of bullshit.

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