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Colloquial
Type of informal diction that reflects casual, conversational language and often includes slang expressions
Vernacular
The everyday or common language of a geographic area
Dialect
The language of a particular district, class or group of people
Farce
Form of low comedy designed to provoke laughter through highly exaggerated caricatures of people in improbable or silly situations
Parody
Imitation of the serious manner and characteristic features of a particular literary work in order to make fun of those same features
Pun
The humorous use of a word in such a way as two suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of another word similar in sound
Satire
Literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness
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