OpenStudy (anonymous):

Everyday language which is given a new meaning is one type of: a.nonstandard usage b.conversational speech c.slang

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Is there an option for D) all of the above? I feel like these are all grades of a similar idea. Slang may start as nonstandard usage, but then become elevated to colloquialism (conversational speech), which is nearly the same as slang...

5 years ago
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