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Introduction to Language Change - Twenty words my great grand parents would not have known!

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Introduction to Language Change Twenty words my great grand parents would not have known! New inventions/concepts Radio- is a device that allows us to hear stations around the world that play music and report the news findings. Email-is electronic mail used to send mail to people by typing the letter. It can be sent to various people and there is no expense. It is also sent instantly to the person. Double glazing-is thick glass that is double glazed to trap the air coming in and therefore it keeps the room warm. Radiator-this gives out heat using electricity and the heat can be turned up or down. Telephone-is a communication device that allows a person to communicate with any person in the world by the touch of a dial tone. Internet-is the worldwide computer network that can link all smaller networks via telephone lines and satellite. ...read more.

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Although most people use it to say that something weighs a lot. Queer-someone who is eccentric or mildly insane. Dread-is short for dreadful, it is used when as situation is unacceptable. Fit-a person who is in good health and shape. However it means someone who is good looking used by the younger generation. Straight-origins from a straight line but it usually means that someone is attracted to the opposite sex. Garb- an American slang word for clothes. Words I didn't use four years ago Minger-used- to describe someone or something as ugly or unpleasant. Bling bling-a term that refers to jewellery is 'bling bling'. Bo Selecta-means something is in fashion. Arrogant-having a feeling of superiority over others. Plagiarism-when a piece of work is copied it is plagiarised. Melodramatic-a person who is overdramatic or emotional. ...read more.

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Wash products Hair conditioner- Shampoo-used for washing and cleansing hair. Body-wash- Shower-gel- Deodorant-used to get rid of the smell of seat under the arm pits or the body. Make-up Eye-liner-used to line the eye lids using a liquid to accentuate the eyes. Mascara-a cosmetic for darkening the eye lashes. Lip gloss-a cosmetic for giving a gloss to the lips. Foundation-a foundation for face powder that evens the complexion. Eye lash curlers-for curling the lashes. Eye shadow-a coloured cream or powder applied to the eye lids to accentuate the eyes. Money Credit cards -allowing the holder to obtain goods on credit. Cash-point-an electronic point of sale system that records every sale in a shop by means of bar coding. Shops/Facilities Cinema-a place one can see films. Supermarket-a large self- service retail shop selling foods and household merchandise. Multi-plex cinema-a three-d cinema where one wears glasses to see the film. Theme park-is an amusement park with a structured setting and rides such as roller coasters are built. ...read more.

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