Communication Accommodation Theory: Communication Accommodation Theory And The Cross-Cultural Theories
For one, I was recently surprised when my own 60-year old father used “kinarir” in his usual morning conversation with my mother. “Karir,” of course, is from the word “career,” and when someone is seen seriously involved with something or even someone suddenly, everyone readily flicks the word “kinarir” and understands it for what it is.
But how are gay words formed in the first place? Murphy Red, in his essay “Gayspeak in the Nineties” (Ladlad2), said that gayspeak observes no rules as far as its structure is concerned but its “evolution is rapid , like the ‘queens’ who have started to break the walls of the subculture.” He cited the word chaka (meaning cheap) and how it evolved from “chapter, champaka, chapacola, or chararat to champorado, chapluk, chapa, chop suey and champola.” ( Alba, 2006)
California to Require Gay History in Schools
LOS ANGELES — California will become the first state to require public schools to teach gay and lesbian history.
As expected, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that mandates that the contributions of gays and lesbians in the state and the country be included in social science instruction and in textbooks. School districts will have until next January to begin implementing the new law, which was also promoted in part as a way to combat bullying of gay and lesbian