Mar 292008

(asked by Leesa from Antony, France (and originally from San Diego, California)) Here is her question in its entirety: “I also know that French “slang” terms are not considered “proper” and are not to be used with people you don’t know pretty well. English jargon/slang doesn’t carry this same negative stigma to Americans- I am not talking “gros mots” here, btw.” And here is my answer: Well, it’s all a question of social class and also what kind of slang [Read the rest]