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  • Slang and Society Slang derives much of its power from the fact that it is clandestine, forbidden or generally disapproved of. So what happens once it is accepted, even in some cases embraced and promoted by ‘mainstream’ society? Not long ago the Oxford English Dictionary characterised slang as ‘low and disreputable’; in the late 1970s the pioneering sociolinguist Michael Halliday used the phrase ‘anti-language’ in his study of the speech of criminals and marginals. For him, theirs was an interestingly ‘pathological’ form of language.

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  • Slang is language deliberately selected for its striking informality and is consciously used in preference to ‘proper’ speech (or, more rarely, writing). It usually originates in small social groups. For these groups, it is a private code that embodies their particular values and behaviour and reinforces their exclusivity. Slang expressions may escape the originating group and become more widely used, and although slang draws much of its effect from its novelty, some terms (booze, punk, cool) may stay in the language for many years....

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  • A abdabs Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. Often heard as the screaming abdabs. [1940s] absobloodylutely Adv. Absolutely. Abysinnia! Exclam. A jocular and intentional mispronunciation of "I'll be seeing you!" accidentally-on-purpose Phrs. Seemingly accidental but with veiled malice or harm. AC/DC Adj. Bisexual. ace (!) Adj. Excellent, wonderful. Exclam. Excellent! acid Noun. The drug LSD. Lysergic acid diethylamide. [Orig. U.S. 1960s] acid house Noun. The dance music scene that pre-empted 'rave' in Britain, and began the long association of 'house' music and 'ecstasy'.

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  • “IDIOM” - an expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself In other words, it’s American Slang which you may not always get. In fact, idioms can make you totally lost in conversations! We Americans seem to roll them off our tongues very easily and we are so busy gabbing that we really are clueless when we even use them!

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  • abdabs Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. Often heard as the screaming abdabs. Also very occasionally 'habdabs'. [1940s] absobloodylutely Adv. Absolutely. Abysinnia! Exclam. A jocular and intentional mispronunciation of "I'll be seeing you!" accidentally-onpurpose Phrs. Seemingly accidental but with veiled malice or harm. AC/DC Adj. Bisexual. ace (!) Adj. Excellent, wonderful. Exclam. Excellent! acid Noun. The drug LSD. Lysergic acid diethylamide. [Orig. U.S. 1960s] acid house Noun.

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  • "Bb" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • "Cc" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • "Ss" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • Dr Richard Aflsopp, a native of Guyana, is Director of the Caribbean Lexicography Project and former Reader in English Language and Linguistics, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. He edited the Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage.

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  • One kind of eyewash, the army's innumerable 'states' and 'returns' was known as bumf, short for bum-fodder the abbreviation was common in English public schools from before 1900; the full term for toilet-paper dates back to the seventeenth century, when it was coined by Urquhart, the translator of Rabefais; Urquhart is one of the most prolific originators of the obscenities and vulgarities of our language, and with him rank Shakespeare and Burns.

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  • Parts of speech are set in italics, immediately following the British headword. Usage labels: when a Briticism is nonstandard this is indicated in italics, either at the beginning of the comment or, when there is no comment, immediately follow- ing the function label. The labels used are: Rhyming slang, Slang, Inf. (Informal), Old-fash. (Old-fashioned), and Rare. American equivalents are similarly labeled.

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  • This is a powerpoint about English Slang. There is introduction about general Slang. Give you some examples slang in Vietnamese, English and Japanese. But we just focus on English Slang. It was written by Vietnamese. Hope it is useful for you!

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  • Tài liệu tham khảo từ điển tiếng lóng trong tiếng Anh. Thông thường khi giao tiếp với ngừơi nước ngoài,ta thường thấy họ dùng tiếng lóng.Tôi xin cung cấp cho các bạn một số từ lóng sau mà tôi sưu tầm được.

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  • A about that adj 1. in support of. Also about it. Note: often pronounced "bout that" or "bout it". ("I'm so not about that." "You want to leave now? I'm about it." "Whatever you want to do, I'm about it.") Submitted by Nikkii, Jackson, TN, USA,

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  • "Aa" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • The Appendices are of two kinds: the first section contains short notes on general differences between British and American English. These are far from compre- hensive, but the reader is referred to works that deal more fully with the topics discussed. The second section contains tables and glossaries of terms whose meaning and use are best shown when the terms are grouped together (e.g., currency, mea- sures) and lists of specialized slang terms of which only a few are included in the A–Z section....

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  • "Ff" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • "Dd" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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  • "Ll" in Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English . The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

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