When it facilitates easier and familiar communication among those with a common base it functions to improve harmonious communication; when it draws distinctions, particularly hostile ones, building barriers between groups of people, it enhances the problems in human relationships that have been experienced throughout history. Dumas and Jonathan Lighter, It is important to make a distinction between slang and jargon.Jargon is the technical vocabulary of a particular profession.Today at Salon, Daniel D’Addario seized on a New York magazine profile of Elisabeth Moss, in which the Golden Globe-winning actress declined to talk about her involvement in Scientology but complained that it’s “grossly misunderstood” by the media. D’Addario rightly chastised Moss for wanting it both ways — she criticizes people for not knowing about Scientology, but won’t explain what it is. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source 1690s, "act of driving," from drive (v.).
People will have to resist the efforts of those who use divide-and-conquer techniques--pitting one cultural group against another.
Choosing the topic of my investigation I `m perfectly aware of the fact that slang is unlimited so it is almost impossible to analyze every word of it.
I hope to summarize different points of view on slang and it is my hope that more readers should discover this interesting layer of the English language.
And in order to work with people from different cultural groups effectively, you will need to build sturdy and caring relationships based on trust, understanding, and shared goals. Because trusting relationships are the glue that hold people together as they work on a common problem.
As people work on challenging problems, they will have to hang in there together when things get hard.