I don't even mind that they haven't got much of a clue about what's going on at the moment.
And the past, of course, has always been subject to manipulation by anyone with a tongue or a pen.
Having said all that, I do wish these experts had the decency to be wrong in clear straightforward English.
Humph. I can only assume they mean positive shrinkage.
Really, anyone would think that these experts were using these new-fangled terms so it's not so obvious that the experts are miles out of their depth.
Word To Use Today: growth. From the Old English grōwan, and before that it's related to words meaning green, and probably grass, as well.