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Sociolect

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Sociolect

Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:18 pm

\SOH-see-uh-lekt, SOH-shee-\
noun
1. a variety of a language used by a particular social group; a social dialect.

Quotes
Embodied in his writing are the accents of workers' sociolects as well as echoes from past utterances and the legacy of popular culture.
-- Douglas Wixon, introduction to The Disinherited: A Novel of the 1930s, by Jack Conroy, 1991
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