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Žargon Padonkov
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The written jargon of the padonki subculture was formed on the Internet, having had a significant influence on the communication and language used in the Russian segment of the Internet in the 2000s. The general characteristic of this jargon and corresponding style of communication was a violation of linguistic and cultural taboos, expressed by a corruption of orthography, the use of swear words, and politically incorrect discussions of taboo topics.

The written jargon of the Internet-formed padonki subculture has influenced the communication and language used in the …

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Krongauz, Maxim Anisimovič, “Žargon Padonkov”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 17 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032538>
First published online: 2020



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