Slang & Jargon in English 1

Slang Slang is the use of highly informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker’s dialect or language. Few linguists have endeavored to clearly define what constitutes slang. Attempting to remedy this, Bethany K. Dumas and Jonathan Lighter argue that an expression should be considered “true slang” if it meets at ...

10 Slangs and Phrases We Use Regularly 8

10 Slangs and Phrases We Use Regularly
Idiot Idiot originally comes from the Greek word Idiotes which was used to refer to a person who was a private individual – or more specifically, one who was so preoccupied with their own personal life that they would not take part in the democratic process. In the biblical sense, the word referred to an ...

American Slang (3) 3

American Slang (3)
Here are some new Daily Useful American Slang (Part 3) : Eats Definition: Food, particularly simple, inexpensive food. Example: 1) I’m hungry. Let’s get some eats ! Etymology: You eat food. This slang term turns a verb into a noun. Synonyms: grub Fall for Definition: To become infatuated with somebody; to develop intense feelings for ...