WONDER #2130: Where Do Slang Words Come From?
Question 1 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a popular source of new slang words?
- Popular music
- Shakespearean sonnets
Question 2 of 3
“Deliberate alternative vocabulary that sends social signals” is a definition for_____________.
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a way new slang words tend to appear?
- Brand new words
- New meanings for existing words
- Abbreviations for words
- Existing meanings for existing words
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