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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slang

Slang refers to words, phrases and uses that are regarded as very informal and often restricted .... The development of slang is considered to be a largely “ spontaneous, lively, and creative” speech process. Still, while a great deal of slang takes ...

www.britannica.com/topic/slang

Development of slang. Slang emanates from conflicts in values, sometimes superficial, often fundamental. When an individual applies language in a new way to ...

www.mantex.co.uk/2012/03/09/the-life-of-slang

Mar 9, 2012 ... The Life of Slang - a study of the history and development of slang in English, including a survey of current usage - a review.

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/the-evolution-of-slang/375104

Aug 5, 2014 ... The Evolution of Slang. For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining topical terms.

www.ft.com/content/7b6e465c-d9e6-11e3-9b6a-00144feabdc0

May 16, 2014 ... Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer, .... It has developed over the centuries “to avoid ambiguity and to make the ...

www.academypublication.com/issues/past/tpls/vol03/12/08.pdf

Abstract—Slang is widely used by people from all walks of life. American slang is formed and developed with. American history. It has its unique characteristics ...

www.bu.edu/mfeldman/Slang

A lot of current slang can be found on college campuses, and in Electronic ... But for the society in general and the development of the language, slang performs ...

grammar.yourdictionary.com/slang/how-slang-affects-the-english-language.html

When people speak in the vernacular using slang, it broadens the English ... and developed their own particular ways of dressing, in music, and in language.

blog.hubspot.com/marketing/how-internet-changes-language

Oct 6, 2014 ... "It's not necessarily that language is changing more quickly, but technologies have developed and they allow the transmission of slang terms to ...