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Yes, correct or like euphemisms.  Age group distinguishment would
work. Maybe telling one elemental group from another elemental. I'll
play with it.

Thanks.

On 5/13/16, Nina-Kristine Johnson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Daya!
>
> In some cases (At least for my conlang and all it's various dialects): it's
> a sort of *shortening*. It's not so much censoring in this case...just a
> way for *the kids* to distinguish themselves from *the grown ups*. Or just
> a way to distinguish oneself, in general (separate the *higher ups* from
> the *lower classes*...or *the cool kids* from the* not so cool*).
>
> Intentional *rebellion*.
>
> I do realise that you mean *censored *as in like when you don't want to (or
> cannot) say a certain word (e.g. old, 1950's sitcoms when *pregnant* was a
> banned word and so, Lucy and Ricky would say like 'with child' or use other
> euphemisms for 'pregnant'). Is that correct?
>
> And since you pointed out Yemora as not *censored*: I would imagine if you
> did create slang for it it would be similar to what I've done. Distinguish
> one class from another, rebel against the grown ups, even though you're
> allowed to say *X Word* etc...
>
> It's possible to do. However, ultimately: it is up to the creator what they
> do with *slang*. Whether it could work in their constructed society or not:
> only they can decide.
>
> I apologise.
>
> Tisala'e!,
> Kristine
>
> On 13 May 2016 at 09:14, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> What would be the purpose of slang?
>>
>> On 5/13/16, Nina-Kristine Johnson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > Da musti! (Good morning!)
>> >
>> > I know that Ehenív (with or without using official *Legend of Zelda*
>> lore,
>> > which I do a lot of)...let's use the *Las Vegas Dialect*, (non-LOZ,
>> modern
>> > version) then as my point of reference--is not censored (it is
>> > Vegas...),
>> > but it still has slang. All versions of Ehenív have it (and they are
>> > all
>> > *unique* to their dialects).
>> >
>> > Of course, Vegas dialect Ehenív slang is based on stuff my brother used
>> to
>> > say or stuff from the mid-1990's (Specifically *West Coast USA*).
>> >
>> > https://sites.google.com/site/vaeheniv/home/kuta-nelivi-slang
>> >
>> > (Vegas and Pirate Dialects only get Google Sites...mummy definitely
>> favours
>> > her *first born*, in this case)
>> >
>> > I guess my point is: *slang* can be created even if your society is not
>> > *censored*.
>> >
>> > *Slang* also is mostly *natural* (mine is *artificial, *but, that is
>> > because for the fan-fiction authors: they want to be able to make their
>> > Gerudos more *casual* and realistic...and I just wanted to test a
>> > *hypothesis*).
>> >
>> > Tisala'e! (or as they say in *Vegas* 'Čos!' or *Peace out!*),
>> > Kristine
>> >
>> >
>> > On 12 May 2016 at 19:01, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews <
>> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Since Yemora isn't a censored society, does that mean there is no
>> >> slang?
>> >>
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