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The common language; the language spoken by the man on the street

vox populi

Voice of the people Sociology A language, as spoken, which includes slang and jargon. See Jargon, Slang.
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Over to Ms Portas' first vox-pop interviewee: "I don't have any knickers on.
But the cost of our shopping basket is rising and to find out why, Jimmy embarks on a global journey and conducts some pointless vox-pops in London.
But the cost of our shopping basket is rising and to find out why, Jimmy embarks on a global journey and conducts some entirely pointless vox-pops on the streets of London.
The modern-day phenomenon of Twitter, radio phone-ins and television vox-pops has only added to the modern manager's problems.
In the case of the former there is the latest video footage from the EU, with vox-pops being translated into one's own language joined together by a voice-over in the same language.
Yet, the vox-pops out in the streets, schools and colleges seemed to indicate that the voters were more interested in the facts behind the drugs debate itself even if, like Al Gore's intervention on climate change, Professor Butt popped up with an inconvenient truth.
Vox-pops with thick drunks and blonde, giggly girls.
Producers, broadcasters and audiences feel an element of sameness, that it is a pastiche of vox-pops and comments that does not take viewers on any sort of journey," says NZOA executive director Jo Tyndall.