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What is it called when people from different areas have different ways of saying words?
Regional Dialect
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What is the technical term given term given to language that is informal, but not rude?
Colloquial language
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What is the technical term given to words that consist of words or phrases that have a social function and are not meant literally?
Phatic expressions
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What is the technical word for words that consists of words or phrases that have a social function and are not meant literally?
Deictic expressions
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What is positive face?
it means you can claim common ground with the other speaker and convey your assumption that all participants wish to be cooperative.
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What is the technical term given term given to language that is informal, but not rude?

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Colloquial language

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What is the technical term given to words that consist of words or phrases that have a social function and are not meant literally?

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What is the technical word for words that consists of words or phrases that have a social function and are not meant literally?

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What is positive face?

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