jargon


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I have jotted down the very words of their argument, but now it degenerates into a mere noisy wrangle with much polysyllabic scientific jargon upon each side.
Close behind the pack rode a fourrier and a yeoman-pricker, whooping on the laggards and encouraging the leaders, in the shrill half-French jargon which was the language of venery and woodcraft.
I tried to converse with them, but not one of them could understand Pan-American, nor could I make head or tail of their jargon.
The law of nature is a jargon of words, which means nothing.
Slowly loosening his grasp as he listens to the incoherent jargon with an attentive frown, he turns to the Lascar and fairly drags him forth upon the floor.
When they had all three amused themselves a little with their victim's infatuation, they dismissed the subject as one which had been sufficiently discussed, and began to talk in a jargon which the child did not understand.
That's just the jargon of the courts," Razumihin put in.
It is expressed again in legal jargon, that is to say, with a too obvious display of the aim, and with a very naive eagerness.
The Oxford College of Marketing, one of the UK's leading private colleges for Marketing professionals, has today supported and endorsed the launch of Jargon Public Relations, a business-to-business technology PR agency, lead by former student and lecturer Simon Corbett.
It may be wrapped up in Manhattan jargon but the advice is simple - watch what you eat and ensure you exercise.
The above can be roughly translated as: I intend to take the mick out of the political and civil service jargon which floods across my screen everyday.
In Feb 1990, Sarah Hautzinger described the language of carnival workers, and in Aug 1990 Dave Morice interpreted the jargon of restaurant waitresses talking to cooks.