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Q: Slang and colloquialism are synonymous. True False
A: Colloquialisms are the broad category of informal speech which includes slang. Slang is a sub-category of Colloquial expressions. No, there is a slight difference. Colloquialism is when a word is used in informal or relaxed use. [ Most native speakers will know what a colloquial word means. Slang is when a word is used by a small group of people, e.g. teenagers, which is not used by most
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User: Slang and colloquialism are synonymous. True False

Weegy: Colloquialisms are the broad category of informal speech which includes slang. Slang is a sub-category of Colloquial expressions. No, there is a slight difference. Colloquialism is when a word is used in informal or relaxed use. [ Most native speakers will know what a colloquial word means. Slang is when a word is used by a small group of people, e.g. teenagers, which is not used by most people. Read more: ]
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User: Colloquial English is_____. the language of technical reports a regional variation of English conversational idiom the language of educated Americans

Weegy: Colloquial English is : conversational
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User: The vocabulary of Standard English is more limited than that of nonstandard English. True False

Weegy: The answer is True. There are many forms of non-standard English, and only a few Standard forms, but the vocabulary of any non-standard form is more limited than that of Standard English.
sunny4691|Points 873|

User: Etymology means_____. pronunciation part of speech derivation definition

Weegy: Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time. I therefore conclude that it is pronunciation.
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User: The sentence She don't want to go is_____. informal ungrammatical dialect slang

Weegy: It is: ungrammatical
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User: "And zero at the bone" is a slang expression. True False

User: Scientific English uses German elements. True False

User: A dialect is ungrammatical because it differs from Standard English. True False

User: The author of "The Upturned Face" is Stephen Crane. True False

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