Problem

Slang

Other Names:
Vulgarism
Nature:

Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an informal register that members of particular in-groups favor (over the common vocabulary of a standard language) in order to establish group identity, exclude outsiders, or both.

Broader Problems:
Misuse of language
Values:
Vulgarity
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Subject(s):
Language Languages
Language Linguistics
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET