Olena Nazarenko, Vitaliy Dorda


The article is focused on evolution of sources of the American student slang and its role in enlarging the vocabulary of Standard English. The authors analyse the scholars' works written in the last century in terms of their relevance at this point in time. Informal English and Standard English have much in common regarding the development process, and the issue of their fruitful coexistence is a unique area for linguistic research.

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