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

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