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A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds.
Conversation is interactive communication between two or more people.
Ghil'ad Zuckermann (גלעד צוקרמן,, born 1 June 1971) is a linguist and revivalist who works in contact linguistics, lexicology and the study of language, culture and identity.
An idiom (idiom, "special property", from translite, "special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity", f. translit, "one's own") is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning.
Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside that context.
Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.
A literary language is the form of a language used in the writing of the language.
Logic (from the logikḗ), originally meaning "the word" or "what is spoken", but coming to mean "thought" or "reason", is a subject concerned with the most general laws of truth, and is now generally held to consist of the systematic study of the form of valid inference.
Logical atomism is a philosophical belief that originated in the early 20th century with the development of analytic philosophy.
In neuropsychology, linguistics, and the philosophy of language, a natural language or ordinary language is any language that has evolved naturally in humans through use and repetition without conscious planning or premeditation.
Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews.
Palgrave Macmillan is an international academic and trade publishing company.
Philosophy of language explores the relationship between language and reality.
Profanity is socially offensive language, which may also be called swear words, curse words, cuss words, bad language, strong language, offensive language, crude language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, oaths, blasphemous language, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words, or expletives.
The term proposition has a broad use in contemporary analytic philosophy.
Public speaking (also called oratory or oration) is the process or act of performing a speech to a live audience.
In linguistics, a register is a variety of a language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting.
Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an informal register that members of special groups like teenagers, musicians, or criminals favor (over a standard language) in order to establish group identity, exclude outsiders, or both.
A slang dictionary is a reference book containing an alphabetical list of slang, which is vernacular vocabulary not generally acceptable in formal usage, usually including information given for each word, including meaning, pronunciation, and etymology.
Speech is the vocalized form of communication used by humans and some animals, which is based upon the syntactic combination of items drawn from the lexicon.
Usage is the manner in which written and spoken language is used, the "points of grammar, syntax, style, and the choice of words", and "the way in which a word or phrase is normally and correctly used".
In sociolinguistics a variety, also called a lect, is a specific form of a language or language cluster.
A vernacular, or vernacular language, is the language or variety of a language used in everyday life by the common people of a specific population.
Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary of all words in all languages.
Writing is a medium of human communication that represents language and emotion with signs and symbols.
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