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Jargon. Jargon is defined as “language that is used or understood only by a select group of people.”. Examples of Groups of People Who Use Jargon:. Medical Professionals Education Professionals Computer Techs Star Trekkies. Basketball Jargon. Airball Boards Double Double/Triple Double
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Jargon is defined as “language that is used or understood only by a select group of people.”
Examples of Groups of People Who Use Jargon: • Medical Professionals • Education Professionals • Computer Techs • Star Trekkies
Basketball Jargon • Airball • Boards • Double Double/Triple Double • Nothing But Net • Stuffed • Swish • Trifecta • Windex Man/Woman • Break his/her ankles • Crack-crack
A litote is a figure of speech in which a positive is stated by negating its opposite.
University of Louisville: 70Murray State: 10For example, what does “no small victory” mean?
Consider this statement: “Running a marathon in under two hours is no small accomplishment.”Identify the litote.
Consider this statement: Andrea Bocelli is not a bad singer.”Identify the litote.