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    Slang, Clichés, and Wordiness

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    Define and discuss the three categories of words: slang, clichés, and wordiness. Explain the justifications for limiting the use of these categories in college writing. Also cite situations for which it would be considered appropriate to include slang and clichés in written work.

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    Slang is usually used in informal speaking. It is composed of words that compose phrases that do not have formal dictionary meanings. While it is good for speaking among friends and e-mails between friends and close colleagues, it is not appropriate for college writing because it does not show a ...

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    This solution discusses slang, clichés and wordiness.