vox populi


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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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It also appears that Vox Populi has begun to join the public debate in its own defense.
La percepcion es que tendremos un periodo menor de manifestaciones", aseguro el 13 de mayo Marcos Coimbra, director de Vox Populi en conferencia de prensa.
The claim to authority that would be most troubling to elites is found only in the books that critique the social estates: the invocation of a common, divinely inspired vox populi, plebis vox, and vulgus.
The winner is selected on the equally weighted basis of the poll, the decision of the Vox Populi committee - including Steve Cauthen - and input from Chenery herself.
While being an opposition member, I was insulted by Azattyk Radio, they used bad words when talking about me under pretence of the vox populi," Eshimkanov went on.
Here we look at the tools that help proliferate the vox populi.
A series of purported vox populi on the pros and cons of proportional reinsurance isn't worth watching, or living on the same planet as, really.
The upshot of this new research is that the collective wisdom of a large number of persons, hereafter designated by the term vox populi, is often superior to the judgments of the few, even an extremely knowledgeable few.
Dear Editor, I read with interest the Post's editorial reflecting on the small vox populi which suggested most people in Birmingham do not know who the leader of Birmingham City Council is ( Post Opinion, March 8).
Vox Populi is an interesting contender as he makes the trip over from Ireland for the Severn Handicap Hurdle at Ludlow tomorrow.
Rated 65 on the flat, having triumphed at Downpatrick in the autumn, Proper Article made a very promising start to his hurdling career when fourth to the smart and experienced Vox Populi in a competitive event at Leopardstown over Christmas.
ie Maiden Hurdle after beating all except Vox Populi at Leopardstown.