Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

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Verbal and Nonverbal Communication 13:47 Sarcasm- better in person, if you say it in email or letter they will not understand  the sarcasm most of the time.  Slang- words that take place of traditional words. Cold go/sound wrong, they  must be in you communication network circle. Sexist/racist- language that singles our or divides people.  Small talk- consummatory discourse. Too much can me the speech too informal  and make you sound like you have no idea what you are talking about. Cliché- phrase that has lost its impact due to over use.  Profanity- God words in cursing. “outside the temple” Obscenity- excretory or sexual. (four letter words) Euphemism- kind of slang, use of different words that are not appropriate at the  time, soften the blow sometimes, but also shield the real meaning. (“sleeping”  instead of “cheating”) Jargon- profession specific language. Used to make people think you really know 
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2009 for the course CMST 2060 taught by Professor Wambaldorf during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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