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colloquialism

Vox populi A term of ordinary everyday speech, conversational. See Medical slang.
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Comic Con International: San Diego (known colloquially as the San Diego Comic-Con or SDCC) just wrapped up after four days of intense pop culture insanity, including movie trailers, comic announcements and celebrity appearances.
An icon in the community, Rosa's, as it has been colloquially known by Seacoast residents, is perhaps a product of the times.
Mononucleosis is known by varied names including Infectious Mononucleosis (IM) or EBV Infectious Mononucleosis or glandular fever or Pfeiffer's disease or Filatov's disease or sometimes colloquially as the kissing disease.
Mythical Voyage: The Tale of the White Ponca is a trade-sized paperback fantasy novel for young adults, chronicling the adventures of a white ponca (more colloquially known as a unicorn).
Of interest to readers following Australian affairs and students of the effects of the global economic downturn on national economies, this small volume documents the real world costs of the financial meltdown in a nation colloquially thought to have weathered the brunt of the crisis relatively unscathed.
Experts say the trend -- colloquially known as "bring your own device" -- can be a double-edged sword for companies, reducing costs but also increasing security risks.
But music 'a la Dixie' Is, colloquially, my 'cup of tea.
The Molly Malone statue - which has become known colloquially as 'the tart with the cart', 'the dish with the fish', 'the dolly with the trolley', and 'the flirt in the skirt' - was installed at the bottom of Grafton Street in December, 1988.
The applicants argue that the decision does not account for what happens when Suncor's pollutants interact with those of other emitters across the region, which is colloquially known as "chemical valley.
Some argue that the Egyptian Pound, colloquially referred to as the gineh is undervalued at 5.
However there is a reference in The Free Dictionary to this word as people from Kerala, and colloquially and specifically, in Kerala.
Big Tim" Sullivan, colloquially known as "King of the Lower East Side" or even "King of the Underworld" due to his behind-the-scenes influence in early twentieth century New York City politics.