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For in class work Wed 9 15 10 Page 1 of 6 Jargon and Jargonitis 1 Scintillate scintillate asteroid minific 2 Nothing is of absolute certitude but cessation of life and revenue enhancement 3 Members of an avian species of identical plumage congregate 4 It is fruitless to become lachrymose over precipitously departed lacteal fluid 5 In the presence of gravity that whose Y coordinate increases in a positive sense will after the vanishing of its time derivative have its Y coordinate decrease 6 Flora of the class Musci within the division Bryophyta are incapable of adhering to extrusive igneous spheroids 7 The temperature of the aqueous content of an unremittingly ogled saucepan does not reach 212 degrees Fahrenheit 8 It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative maneuvers 9 In order to eschew the diurnal visitation of a physician it is imperative to ingest the fruit of the tree Pyrus malus 10 All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly auriferous 11 A stipulated event has the probability of occurrence similar to that of the maintenance of a spheroid of frozen H20 in the nether regions of the condemned Introduction to Jargon Generally speaking jargon in its most positive light can be seen as professional efficient shorthand The word jargon can be traced to 14th century Old French but the actual origin is unknown Jargon is derived from the fourteenth century term for twittering or warbling of birds which in turn has the root garg from which also stem such words as gargle and gurgle The original meaning was to make a twittering noise or sound but by modern standards it has three derivations One current or modern definition of jargon is an outlandish technical language of a particular profession group or trade Another meaning is unintelligible writing or talk Yet another definition is specific dialects resulting from a mixture of several languages Since the reoccurring problem with jargon is that only a few people may

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