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  • n  a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    they don't speak our lingo

  • Foreigners learn the lingo .
  • They camouflage it in health lingo because it sells better.
  • The lingo used by sociologists and such annoys many reasonable people.
News & Articles

  • 101 Ideas: Red flags for homebuyers
    Sellers don't always disclose the whole truth to potential homebuyers, especially if they're eager to sell (or "motivated," in real-estate lingo). But you can't afford to get a professional inspection of every house you tour. So before you spring for the pro, narrow your choices by doing your own pre-inspection to spot potential problems.  
    June 10, 2013 - Fairport - East Rochester Post
  • Aces wild at Four Oaks
    Do you believe in irony? The defense for irony presents the following case: Ace Forms, a company based in Pittsburg specializing in custom invoices, bills, certificates, manifests, tags, et cetera, held its annual company picnic and golf tournament Saturday at the Four Oaks Golf Course and recorded two aces, golf lingo for a hole-in-one.
    June 10, 2013 - The Morning Sun
  • Wampanoag teen prays at graduation in native lingo
    Wampanoag teen prays at graduation in native lingo (AP) — A Wampanoag tribal teenager dressed in traditional regalia has delivered the graduation prayer at Mashpee High School in his tribe's native language. Hundreds of people rose up for a standing ovation after Douglas Pocknett delivered the prayer at Saturday's commencement ceremonies.
    June 8, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

  • MC Hammer in G4 TV
    There is no high-tech lingo or business strategy that you can talk that is above my head,Hammer said in an interview. "I breathe this stuff."
  • Udonis Haslem in USA Today
    He does a great job,Heat forward Udonis Haslem said. "He can speak the lingo with guys. He can communicate on their level, but from a coach's point of view. He's a lot more vocal now, but I don't see a whole lot of other changes in him...
  • David Sifry in Sydney Morning Herald
    In the beginning, I used to give them written dialogues to speak. But, after a few days, they objected, saying they never spoke such words in real life. So, I had to give in to their demands and let them speak in their own lingo. Knowing your... Mira Nair Hindu Dec 28, 2008 58497 77929 lingua Tagging is becoming the lingua franca of the live web," Sifry said. "The web itself is becoming more self-organizing. People are teaching the machine what things mean."

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