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Informal style of speech?
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Can informal essays can be about serious topics but written in personal or informal style?
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What is the difference between formal and informal speech?
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What is the difference between prose and informal speech?
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What is informal speaking?
Formal: Informal speaking or casual speech is a style of speaking used when the speaker isn't inclined to follow the strict etiquette or formatting of their language. Informal: It's just normal everyday talk, nothing special. It's basically just any kind of speech that doesn't sound like you are trying to be too refined or explicit. Additional Examples: "Excuse me, would you please pass the salt?" (Formal) "Pass me the salt, please?" (Informal)
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In linguistics what is the difference between the terms 'slang' and 'colloquial' and 'informal'?
Informal speech is any use language that would not be acceptable in formal speech or writing (including both colloquialisms and slang). Colloquialisms are informal speech (particularly words and phrases) that are characteristic of conversation, and may also be typical of sub-dialects. Slang is informal speech (words and phrases) that would be considered undignified in certain contexts, or the use of shared synonyms and metaphors to avoid the taboo on certain topics.