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language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant

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Although Sidney Baker may have considered that the contributions of the Australian Woman's Mirror to the Australian slanguage had been few, it is apparent that women's magazines played an important role in redefining modern middle-class femininity to include the use of colloquial language.
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage. Fort Lee, NJ: Barricade Books, 2006.
We should be celebrating our colourful slanguage, not censoring it.
It was Slanguage, a not-for-profit youth-focused community arts center with a branch already established in Wilmington, California.
I read with interest Brig Gen Gunderson's article, "Slanguage Revisited." As the former editor of the U.S.
Appendices include the current movie ratings, top 50 all-time domestic money-making films, and a sampling of terms from Variety's Slanguage Dictionary.
The section's final play, Slanguage, is the same title as an unpublished essay by Zora Neale Hurston.
Another example is the opening line of an article that appears in the 11 February 2004 issue, "A hefty writedown at Blockbuster knocked Viacom into the red last quarter despite a strong perf at those true-blue cable nets and strides at Paramount, where prexy Mel Karmazin praised the 2004 pic slate." Variety employs a number of grammatical tricks and jargon terms, which it dubs "slanguage," to achieve its distinctive style.
Jory Theatre: Slanguage, Universes; dir: Jo Bonney.
That was his lasting contribution to the Big Street, not so much the "slanguage" he would develop with Sime Silverman about the hardened artery of Broadway, but the sheer force of his persona, his panoramic presence.
The book, titled 'Criminal Law Slanguage of New York', includes about 600 expressions.
Entitled a 'Glossary of Slang and Peculiar Terms in Use in the A.I.F.', it provides a fascinating insight into the "slanguage" of the First AIF.
Macafee's concise Ulster Dictionary (1996), Diarmaid O Muirithe's A Dictionary of Anglo-Irish: Words and Phrases from Gaelic in the English of Ireland (1996), Bernard Share's Slanguage: A Dictionary of Irish Slang (1997), and Terence Patrick Dolan's Dictionary of Hiberno-English (1999).