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onomastics #209348
02/01/13 03:38 PM
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The study of proper names or of terms used in a specialized field.

Okay--how is this different from jargon?

Re: onomastics [Re: Jackie] #209350
02/01/13 05:34 PM
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how is this different from jargon?

Onomastics (as its name implies) deals with proper names. Jargon is a specialize vocabulary use in a field. It may include some proper names, but also other non-name words.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: onomastics [Re: zmjezhd] #209351
02/01/13 06:26 PM
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this too shall pass
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Re: onomastics [Re: Jackie] #209352
02/01/13 07:47 PM
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Re: onomastics [Re: Jackie] #209367
02/03/13 07:11 AM
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Jargon is applied to a technical or esoteric language used by a profession, trade, or cult.

Example: Educationese is the jargon of educational theorists.

Re: onomastics [Re: mongoose] #209371
02/03/13 05:22 PM
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Hey, Mongoose, welcome


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