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GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS I I SLANG DEFINITION ETYMOLOGY SYNONYMS RANGE
ORIGIN USES REASONS FOR USE ATTITUDES TOWARDS SLANG
CHARACTERISTICS OF SLANG
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