Nuance used to be a good word
1. A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
2. Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone: a rich artistic performance, full of nuance.
1. Riding the fence with a picket up your ass (see E. May abortion policy)
2.Trying to save corporate face by changing a policy but pretending not to..
Canada’s biggest bank issued what it called a clarification of its policies “due to confusion” surrounding the issue.
A brief statement from the bank said it asks for proof of citizenship and residency for any individual client wanting to open a U.S. dollar account.
“With some exceptions, RBC will provide a U.S. dollar account to dual citizens of sanctioned countries as long as they meet our ‘know your client’ and ‘anti-money laundering’ requirements, which include proof of residency in Canada,” the bank said.
An RBC spokesman in Montreal said the bank “just nuanced our position to a certain extent.”