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Name an American regional dialect
In ebonics, consonants sometimes disappear, s and t sounds disappear, and the letter o is not pronounced (True/False)
If you are calling someone Dr. or Mr. it is a(n) ___________
The West American dialect is the most normal (True/False)
The study of African American dialects
A substitution for a bad term is called ________________
Methods used to convince people to buy a product are called
Who blended the English language with Germainic languages after his conquering of England?
In one word describe the reason Surnames began to be used? (Think about government)
Nonverbal communication did not become widely popular until the 1990's (True/False)
Gobbledegook was a term coined by Maury Maverick in 1944 (True/False)
Language that does not offend anyone is considered _____________
The study of body language is known as _____________
Which of the following is not a difference between British and American english: Pronunciation, Spelling, Verb conjugation, Terminology
Profanity directly insults ______________
Name one way how words are created (there are 8)
Which of the following goes through an entire society? (Slang/Jargon)
The way people speak in a certain region is a __________
The surname 'Smith' came from... (think of how people came up with surnames)
When a word it shortened it is called a(n) ______________
What is one reason why places are named a certain thing
When comparing British and American English, American spelling is much ____________ (easier/harder)
What is the process of creating new words called?
Name an Anglo-Saxon group
Gobbledegook is a type of ____________, because it goes through a group
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When/where did surnames change?
Body language used in groups is known as ____________ body language
Slang was created by poor people (True/False)
Products are targeted to specific audiences because there is no way to target everybody (True/False)
Instinctive body language is body language which you do without thinking about it and is natural (True/False)
Name one reason people used a certain Surname
Jargon, once it becomes slang, is no longer jargon (True/False)
When you take most of a word off it is a(n) ______________
Profanity exists in every language (True/False)
Obscenity refers to ______________
The roots of racism are from social observation (True/False)
Slang adopts to all different cultures (True/False)
Politically correct language can also be a type of _____________
Slang is long lived (True/False)
Dialects are created when two groups merge (True/False)
Most words in the English language are derived from what language?
A persons use of space to separate themselves from someone is ______________
Euphemism is usually vague in description (True/False)
Calling other races bad names to make people feel better about themselves is called __________
Advertising has been around since the dawn of man (True/False)
Insulting people based on gender is called ____________
When a word is comprised of several words all put together by the first letter of each word it is a(n) ____________
A word or phrase that excludes certain groups of people is ________
Body language like sign language is known as ______________ body language

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