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Between the speakers of any language there is variation in the way that they use their language. This variation is demonstrated by linguistic differences in terms of sound (phonetics) and structure (grammar). There might be only slight variations between forms of a language – such as minor pronunciations of words or a slight changes of grammatical structure that do not inhibit. Dinge queen, gay man attracted to black gay men (offensive use of "dinge" meaning black) Drag queen, gay man into cross-dressing for performance [74] Grey queen, a gay person who works for the financial services industry (this term originates from the fact that in the 1950s, people who worked in this profession often wore grey flannel suits).

Reblogged this on QUEER&GAY and commented: I came across while writing up something new, and I had to stop and read this – and ultimately reblog. Coz it’s all very perky! Chapter 7: Language variation 1 Chapter 7 Language and variation 7.1 Introduction The study of language variation is an important part of sociolinguistics, to the extent that it requires reference to social factors. Languages vary from one place to another.

LGBT slang, LGBT speak, or gay slang is a set of slang lexicon used predominantly among LGBT people. It has been used in various languages since the early 20th century as a means by which members of the LGBT community identify themselves and speak in .