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    Smile child or kid

    Hello there, Will you please explain the difference in mening and use between the words "kid" and "child".

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    Re: child or kid

    "Kid" is informal and usually regarded as non-standard, although it's been with us for quite a long time (Charles Dickens used the word, for example in Oliver Twist). For all formal contexts, you should use "child".

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    Re: child or kid

    Thank you very much for this explanation!

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