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a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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I am not sure if this bus patois advertisement is a good idea because it is aimed at one small section of the society, and will only be understood by that group rather than society as a whole.
Free market opponent Robert Kuttner has picked up the patois like a native.
Brown effectively creates the accent of the Creole patois in "Uncle Joe," the twangy drawl of the sheriff in "The Ballad of Joe Meek," and the edgy crackle of the old woman's voice in "Remembering Nat Turner.
One mother on the Mumsnet forum, using the name TinyD4ncer, said she was concerned her child would be attacked for repeating some of the Jamaican Patois phrases used by the mouse.
When I first started doing interviews in the NME, they used to write it up in this northern English patois.
My advice to you Pantodame, in true Eastenders patois, is to "Leeeve it, it's not worf it
Sizzla is reported to be one of eight acts whose lyrics are being translated from patois and investigated by the Metropolitan Police's Racial and Violent Crime Task Force after a complaint from the campaign network OutRage
I will require a decent explanation for his ludicrous patois accent by close of play tomorrow.
Talking continuously in patois, Courtney kept the crowd exhilarated and in good humour.
At the core of this is the language--rich varieties of patois and Creole.
London Pirate Radio Rallying the city's "vibe tribe" with patois chants and Dada sound-poetry, pirate MCs surf the DJ's turbulent flow and together conjure a Hakim Bey-style "power surge" against Babylon.
The most controversial of those animated characters has been Jar Jar Binks, the goofball gungan who provides pratfalls and patois in near equal amounts throughout about 30 minutes of screen time.
Acadia, which comprises Canada's maritime provinces, is much more a state of mind than a geographic area, with its literature written in French or Canadian-French patois within an overwhelmingly English-speaking environment.
This group of miners were separate from the people of the town and became known as Gwyr Y Mera, the Men of the Mera, and their wives, the celebrated Merched y Mera, the Women of the Mera, were distinctive with their English/ Welsh patois and sold pegs and trinkets up and down the valley.
They spoke with Birmingham accents but are also believed to have spoken Patois, a Jamaican dialect.