A Sociolinguistic Study of American Slang

@article{Zhou2013ASS,
  title={A Sociolinguistic Study of American Slang},
  author={Yanchun Zhou and Yanhong Fan},
  journal={Theory and Practice in Language Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={2209-2213}
}
Slang is widely used by people from all walks of life. American slang is formed and developed with American history. It has its unique characteristics and functions. American slang reflects American culture. A sociolinguistic study of American slang helps people know more about American culture and society. This paper discusses American slang from the following perspectives, features of American slang, individual factors influencing American slang, social factors influencing American slang as… 
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