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  1. Anonymous


    hi i dont know with whom im connecting wiyh but i need your help a student in a universty and have a assingment which goes in details in english the way im in Turkey,im asking for a research about english junk, slang,and formal language, some examples about them,what differences there are,why they existed,and the changes in them.

    thanks for everything you will do for me
    your sincerly
    jamal (my proper name)

  2. RonBee's Avatar
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    I think you need to work on your punctuation some.

    A slang expression is one that is not accepted by everybody or in all situations. Slang expressions also tend to be of short duration. In formal usage we use what is called standard English.

    Perhaps somebody will post some examples of one or the other.


  3. Editor,
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    Here are some linksto some good sites on the topic of slang, where you will be able to find a lot out:


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