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Slang - Wikipedia

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Slang consists of a lexicon of non-standard words and phrases in a given language. Use of .... "foxy", although clearly a "denominal adjective" from its -y suffix, does not make ...

Where Does Slang Come From? | Cocky Talk | Linguistics Program ...

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College slang, or any slang really, comes about just like formal language. There are processes that are shared by both, such as blends (sleazy and skanky to ...

History of American Slang Words - English Grammar Rules & Usage

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The history of American slang words is very interesting. Slang words are kind of like jargon; they are used in certain groups and understood by the group ...

Slang: How Invented Words Become Part of Our Language ... - Blog

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Where does the “slangcome from in the English language ...

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Jul 22, 2013 ... Spoken English language is influenced by many factors such as fast changing technology and 'identity' language used by younger people.

World Wide Words: Slang

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Apr 15, 2000 ... Where does 'slang' come from? ... the etymology of the word slang, suggesting it might be derived from two words, the second being language.

Contemporary Slang Words That Might Be Older Than You Think ...

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Jun 24, 2012 ... Contemporary Slang Words That Might Be Older Than You Think ... Fly — Though this term is already a little passé, it does go back way ... earliest modern examples of the phrase come from the beginning of the 20th century.

etymology - Where did the slang word "basic" come from? - English ...

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Sep 24, 2014 ... How did the word basic come to be used as slang for "the majority" or "the conformed." Where was it's first usage as such a word? Is it a new ...

history - Where did the slang usages of "cool" come from? - English ...

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Sep 23, 2011 ... I see and hear two general slang usages of cool - one meaning great (illustrated by a and b ... Why did cool come to mean great or acceptable?

10 Slang Words and Phrases Explained - Listverse

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Aug 28, 2007 ... This is a list of the origins of 10 slang words or phrases that we all use regularly. ... If you did not add spurs to the bird it was said to be naked-heeled. ... Many people consider the term to have come from a condemned man ...