slangs are increasing

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zoly

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I think slang expressions are increasing these days more than before.what do you think? and why?
 

hobah

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Yes , you are right. slang is everywhere, may be people see it easier.. oneday we might see BBC news in slang.. think so?:-o
 

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I think it is more evident via the internet, but that there has always been slang and that is is constantly changing. I am not convinced that there is any more than there has been in the past; just that it is more widely accessible.
 

hobah

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If we agree, it is the internet... So what about SMS or mobile text language and emoticons?
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If we agree, it is the internet... So what about SMS or mobile text language and emoticons?
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In the past there were other things- the telegram had its own forms too. :-D
 

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I don't regard those as slang.
if you do not regard the txt Codes as slang why this forum Terms&conditions of Use requests not using U but You , for and not 4...etc?:roll:
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They are abbreviations. Slang is very informal language that is usually spoken rather than written, used especially by particular groups of people.
 

hobah

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They are abbreviations. Slang is very informal language that is usually spoken rather than written, used especially by particular groups of people.

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