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weblish(Internet Slang)<br />Korea University English Literature<br />Tae HyukKweon<br />JongHoon Kim<br />
What is weblish?<br /><ul><li>Internet slang (Internet short-hand, netspeak or chatspeak) is a type of slang that Internet...
The origin of Weblish<br />Some of the terms and abbreviations used in internet slang appear to derive from fanspeak, the ...
Vocbulary<br />
Other Examples (in s.m.s language) <br />In my opinion                           imo                    <br />As soon as p...
Video Clip (Youtube)<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sx4V1OPxhU<br />
EMOTICON<br />Happy<br />:-)   XD   :->   :”>   <3 …<br />Sad<br />    :-(   :(   :-<   :<   </3 …<br />Others<br />    :-...
Leet Speak<br />Table cited from Wikipedia<br />
Leet Speak in Korean<br />^l * -> 시 * (F***)<br />ㅂr보 -> 바보(Stupid)<br />Oi쁜oroi -> 이쁜 아이(Cute child)<br />El없oi맑은oroi -> ...
kitty pidgin(Lolcat)<br />
Similar usage in korea<br />
Pro-Weblish<br />David Crystal<br />    …"They extend the range of the language, the expressiveness... the richness of the...
Examples found in dictionary<br />FYI abbrev for your information: used in emails and TEXT MESSAGES as a way of introducin...
Con-Weblish<br />John Humphys<br />   …“Wrecking our language…”<br />  “…emotions and textese as "irritating" and essentia...
Inappropriate use of Weblish<br />Hi Mom, B4 tht I rly wnt 2 tlk 2U abt txtng. K? =)<br />Hi Mom, before that I really wan...
Inappropriate use of Internet slang                      (In Korea)<br />
General change in Weblish<br /><ul><li>Economic abbreviation
Orthographical change
Reducing variation and complexity in spelling
Ex) </li></ul>   ROTFL (Rolling on the Floor Laughing) <br />                ROFL                       rawfl<br /><ul><li...
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Weblish 최종

  1. 1. weblish(Internet Slang)<br />Korea University English Literature<br />Tae HyukKweon<br />JongHoon Kim<br />
  2. 2. What is weblish?<br /><ul><li>Internet slang (Internet short-hand, netspeak or chatspeak) is a type of slang that Internet users have popularized, and in many cases, have coined.</li></ul>Cited from Wikipedia<br />
  3. 3. The origin of Weblish<br />Some of the terms and abbreviations used in internet slang appear to derive from fanspeak, the slang of science fiction fandom. <br />The Jargon File(Hacker Slang)<br />Afterwards, many abbreviations have taken place or been coined to transmit long expressions for short places that is assigned for one <br />Cited from Wikipedia<br />
  4. 4. Vocbulary<br />
  5. 5. Other Examples (in s.m.s language) <br />In my opinion imo <br />As soon as possible asap<br />Laughing out loud lol<br />I love you ily -or- i<3u -or- 143<br />Don't worry dw<br />Cited from Wikipedia<br />
  6. 6. Video Clip (Youtube)<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sx4V1OPxhU<br />
  7. 7. EMOTICON<br />Happy<br />:-) XD :-> :”> <3 …<br />Sad<br /> :-( :( :-< :< </3 …<br />Others<br /> :-3 :3 `D` >.< …<br />Eastern Style<br /> (^_^) (0_0) (-_-;;) (^.~) …<br />
  8. 8. Leet Speak<br />Table cited from Wikipedia<br />
  9. 9. Leet Speak in Korean<br />^l * -> 시 * (F***)<br />ㅂr보 -> 바보(Stupid)<br />Oi쁜oroi -> 이쁜 아이(Cute child)<br />El없oi맑은oroi -> 티없이 맑은아이(Pure child)<br />사ㄹ5해 -> 사랑해(I love you)<br />
  10. 10. kitty pidgin(Lolcat)<br />
  11. 11. Similar usage in korea<br />
  12. 12. Pro-Weblish<br />David Crystal<br /> …"They extend the range of the language, the expressiveness... the richness of the language,”…<br /> …"Resources for the expression of informality in writing have hugely increased -- something not seen in English since the Middle Ages,” ….<br />David Crystal and “The Gr8 Dd8”<br />
  13. 13. Examples found in dictionary<br />FYI abbrev for your information: used in emails and TEXT MESSAGES as a way of introducing a useful piece of information.<br />LOL abbrev 1. laughing out loud: used in emails and TEXT MESSAGES for showing that you think something is funny.<br /> 2. lots of love: used at the end of emails and TEXT MESSAGES<br />
  14. 14. Con-Weblish<br />John Humphys<br /> …“Wrecking our language…”<br /> “…emotions and textese as "irritating" and essentially lazy behaviors, … will result in students' growing ignorance of proper grammar and punctuation…”<br />
  15. 15. Inappropriate use of Weblish<br />Hi Mom, B4 tht I rly wnt 2 tlk 2U abt txtng. K? =)<br />Hi Mom, before that I really want to talk to you about texting. OK?<br />
  16. 16. Inappropriate use of Internet slang (In Korea)<br />
  17. 17. General change in Weblish<br /><ul><li>Economic abbreviation
  18. 18. Orthographical change
  19. 19. Reducing variation and complexity in spelling
  20. 20. Ex) </li></ul> ROTFL (Rolling on the Floor Laughing) <br /> ROFL rawfl<br /><ul><li>Pictograhication</li></li></ul><li>Conclusion<br />Weblish as a variation of English.<br />Weblish has popularity<br />Weblish has authority<br />Weblish has novelty<br />
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  22. 22. Reference<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_slang<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_language<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Txtng:_The_Gr8_Db8<br />Ulaby, Neda (18 February 2006). "OMG: IM Slang Is Invading Everyday English". Digital Life. NPR. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5221618. Retrieved 25 March 2011.<br />Kristen Philipkoski (February 22, 2005). "The Web Not the Death of Language". Wired News. http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,66671,00.html.<br />Macmillan English Dictionary for advanced learners: second editoin. 2007.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sx4V1OPxhU<br />

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