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a term that offends against established usage standards

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In Mansfield Park, Fanny Price's sister Susan, anxious that "all her best manners" will be found inadequate to the ways of Mansfield, obsesses about the table: "Visions of good and ill breeding, of old vulgarisms and new gentilities were before her; and she was meditating much upon silver forks, napkins, and finger glasses" (446).
Richard Godden decodes a number of vulgarisms present or sub-rosa throughout Faulkner's fictions.
Finally the question should go to a masthead editor, and judgments about strong vulgarisms will rest with the head of the news department or the editorial page.
She then describes the character features of legal texts, focusing on the level of words and syntagmas, vocabulary, including technical and semi-technical terms, Latin terms and "Latin-isms," borrowed terms, terms without precise meanings, neologisms, euphemisms, vulgarisms, performative texts, metaphors, religious elements, prepositional phrases, time expressions, compound nouns, false cognates and methods of providing translation equivalents.
54) Among other vulgarisms cited were kep for kept, opposite, alabaster--pronunciations 'quite unknown in good society' and attributed to his 'humble station' as a former servant.
Imperious externalities and vulgarisms of contemporary cultural and political groupings, as we see them enacted and decreed, instinctively defile the authentic conservative orientation to a degree even more alarming than in the earlier years of Modern Age.
I have heard many so-called jokes about our future queen - including references to this being the only wedding where the lucky horseshoe is actually worn by the bride, and vulgarisms about my brother getting his oats tonight.
Speaking of class, a group of Cardinal fans showed none when they poured insults, with all the Anheuser-Busch products and proper vulgarisms, on the Blues' Keith Tchachuk, who grew up in Boston and had the nerve to root for his home town team.
Burian was also criticised for forced rhymes and vulgarisms in his version of the text, and it was argued that while the adaptation brought more than one new and healthy element, the treatment of the material was in some cases excessively subjective.
These vulgarisms succeed in lightening the mood and, as Luther intended, getting the story out of church and into a dirty world.
British reviewers (including Spurling herself in Powell's own longtime venue, the Telegraph) expressed pained disgust at Barber's use of vulgarisms, specifically "up your arse," but it should be noted that David Pennistone, one of the few entirely charming and sympathetic characters in A Dance to the Music of Time, uses the very same phrase.