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    The Merriam-Webster dictionary define Jargon as the language used for a particular activity or by particular group of people. Is people really making the language evolve or is just laziness. Common sense tell us, why use a long complicated word when a short one can deliver the same message. When you explain everything clearly, people will get it. (Berkun, 2012) Because when you start using big words or jargon, most of us get confuse. The use of jargon sometime is use to confuse, distract or intimidate people. What about if I tell you that I believe, all on my own, will transform this, or revolutionize that. Exactly! Jargon define as the language used for a particular activity or by particular group of people. It is use every day…

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    simple thing is childlike happiness. ("be like a kid in a candy store", 2016) Jargon is a job-specific language used by individuals in a specified profession. Jargon doesn 't automatically mean formal instruction, but instead targets the language individuals in a profession use to communicate with each other. Engineering, research, and development, or promotion, or members of the promotion section have sets. Jargon exists in just about every profession, independent of how much formal schooling…

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    Good Morning Everybody! Have you guys ever heard of these so called “Dark Websites” such as with the name “Silkroad” or a new kind of currency called Bitcoin? Well if not I will be happily to tell you all about these interesting things that the world wide web has provided us! Have you guys ever heard of the film Dope? It recently just came out in the summer of 2015. In the film, you see how the main characters being able to sell drugs online but being able to create their own website, stay…

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    One of the most fascinating aspects of human language is the development of slang: expressions that people take from standard English (or whatever native language) and completely change the meaning of to signify something completely different! These words and phrases are essentially inevitable to encounter when living in a dynamic social society; it’s easy to assume that the vast majority of Americans have heard such words as “cool” when referring to something as interesting, or the phrase…

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    In the article, Jargon - Good and Bad, Joseph D. Edler discusses the pros and cons of jargon and advises that jargon should only be used if the audience will understand it, which is consistent with my scene because the doctor did not anticipate the needs of his audience and improperly used jargon, causing a breakdown. Jargon can be used to increase efficiency among members of a field but can also confuse and prevent effective communication. Jargon, when used in an appropriate setting, can ease…

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    meals climb to $13, some customers rethink appetite for fanciest toppings” from Julie Jargon discusses the problems people are facing financially with burger restaurants. Throughout the entire article Jargon explains how the prices of burgers have increased significantly, and the reason behind it. At one points even describes the increase “The average lunch burger check – including fries and a beverage – has risen 22% since the financial crisis to $5.83, with a 4% increase last year alone, NPD…

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    In Perri Klass's "She's Your Basic LOL in NAD” she explains how difficult it is for someone to learn the professional jargon of the medical world. While the jargon may be difficult to comprehend at first it is a beneficial tactic to use. She goes on to explain that she learned to love the so called “language” and it became very easy to use once learned. Professional jargon is beneficial because it allows the nurse or doctor to write notes quickly, it allows a rather effective way for medical…

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    natural desire for "stuff." The media promotes new inventions because society will always be interested in the latest and greatest. However, sometimes it can be difficult to see past the exaggerated claims of a new item, and advertisers will not stray from outlandish when describing their products to draw in curious customers. In this mock article from The Onion, the author jokingly pokes innocent fun at public advertising means through the usage of jargon, over exaggeration, and sarcasm. In…

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    the rise of the dot-com boom in 1994/1995, “Industry jargon included talk of new business models that promised improved value propositions certain to draw customers in the firm and away from traditional competitors already in the marketplace” (Senn). This kind of startup culture that revolves around the potential of technology has shaped the way we think about people. Perceptions can shift in different environments, and the startup environment (which is most prominent in the Silicon Valley)…

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    Aspects of Language for She’s Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D. The essay She’s Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D. takes an unfamiliar language to most, such as abbreviations that doctors and medical students use and explain what they mean to common people. A prime example used in this essay is L.O.L. in N.A.D. (Little Old Lady in No Apparent Distress) while Klass is told that Mrs. Tolstoy is unlikely to have had a heart attack. Most common people would not know what a basic L.O.L. in N.A.D. is but Klass…

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