familiar, everyday conversation. Colloquialisms are more
acceptable than slang in a wider social context.
- You're gettin' just a little bit too big for your britches.
- I may have to take you down a notch or two.
- There were so many people you couldn't stir them with a stick.
slang (noun) - informal nonstandard vocabulary peculiar to a particular
- I have to give her props for that website! (Slang for accolades.)
- Looks like Rick will be next to get pagonged. (A Survivor fan's word for fired.)
- Call the data-dink, the system has crashed again. (Slang for computer expert.)