“Like, you know, that guy over there told me to say hi.”
“Guys and girls! Everyone look here!”
“I have to take my kid sister to school, then we can hang out.
Slang is everywhere. When we use it in everyday life to communicate with friends informally, it’s usually fine. In fact, sounding too formal around our friends is kinda weird. Slang, or colloquial language – to use the formal term – is not appropriate in academic writing and many professional communication situations. (more…)