Significance of Slang in London Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Significance of Slang in London
A look at the English slang used by delinquent and street youths.
# 138519 | 2,000 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Linguistics (General)

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The paper addresses what is assumed of slang as compared to its ability to generate whole dialects and contribute to language. The paper provides an introduction to Estuary English slang pronunciation and terms, Jafaican inner city slang, London youth (street) slang, as media that move at a great rate. The paper discusses how some slang dialects are incomprehensible to others, language is always changing and slang is by no means something to ignore.

From the Paper:

"Much has been made of the significance of slang and the youth subculture in North American that revolves around gangs and a combination of African-American and Afro-Caribbean terms, mannerisms and expressions making up a nearly complete dialect. While preparing this paper, interest was taken in what has been observed of British street slang and specifically the English slang used by delinquent and other street youths in a city of many punks, squatters, crack cocaine distributors and all others. As this paper explains, London slang spread throughout the United..."

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