Word of the Day

Code-switching 

Dictionary.com:

noun Linguistics.

the alternate use of two or more languages or varieties of language, esp. within the same discourse.

Brittanica.com:

…throughout the world, it is common for members to speak two or more different dialects and to use one dialect rather than another in particular social situations. This is commonly referred to as code-switching. Code-switching may operate between two distinct languages (e.g., Spanish and English among Puerto Ricans in New York) as well as between two dialects of the same language. The…

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