Презентация на тему Slang (Сленг)

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ON LANGUAGE By WILLIAM SAFIRE

ON LANGUAGE
By WILLIAM SAFIRE

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Gifts of Gab Published: August 19, 2007 Most popular female names: Maggie,

Gifts of Gab Published: August 19, 2007

Most popular female names: Maggie,

Molly, Daisy, Bailey and Abby. Males: Buddy, Jake, Max, Hunter and Cody. Both sexes, raining both cats and dogs, but probably mainly cats: Tiger.
What ever happened to Spot and Rover and Kitty? They went the way of yesterday’s kids named Jack and Jill.
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Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007 Ah-ite! “Would you do this for me?”

Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007

Ah-ite!
“Would you do this for me?”

- “Ah-ite.”
The meaning is “O.K.” The sound is an
amalgam of all and right, which used to sound
like “aw-rite” but now is compressed into a
sliding “a’ight,” as the teen-slanguist Fred
Lynch transcribes it
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Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007 humongous huge and monstrous and/or tremendous She

Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007

humongous
huge and monstrous and/or tremendous
She lives in

a humongous house on the hill
ginormous
gigantic + enormous
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Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007 chillax The new slang blend submitted by

Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007

chillax
The new slang blend submitted by

members of
Professor Eble’s English 314 class only a few
months ago is chillax, from the adjective chill,
“easygoing,” and the verb relax, the combo
meaning “do nothing in particular,” an activity
widely practiced in centers of learning
throughout the nation.
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Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007 Butterface “Great body, but her face. . . .”

Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007

Butterface
“Great body, but her face. . .

.”
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Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007 blockamore nose wide open thigh five sketchy

Campuspeak Published: September 30, 2007

blockamore
nose wide open
thigh five
sketchy


Those middle-aged men are so sketchy. They creep me
out.
all up in your grill