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    how do i explain and discuss how the english language is used; for example: in politics or by different genders?

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    Re: language

    In politics, there are many characteristics- evasion, vagueness, etc. In terms of gender, there are not the distinctive differences found in, say, Japanese, but there are differences:

    http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/lng/
    http://www.stanford.edu/group/igala/index.html

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