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The standard native language of a country or locality.

The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.

A variety of such everyday language specific to a social group or region: the vernaculars of New York City.

The idiom of a particular trade or profession: in the legal vernacular.

An idiomatic word, phrase, or expression.

The common, nonscientific name of a plant or animal.
An example of "southern" vernacular:

"I'm fixing to do that." Meaning, "I am going to do that, without a doubt. But not yet."
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Who fucking knows anymore? First, it meant factual, and now it means fictional. What the fuck, internet... what the fuck?
wrong-->"Oh my god, Jessica, your post literally scared me to death" right--> "I literally wrote this post at 3:04 A.M."
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The common, often local, general dialect.
Or, even more general,
What is spoken.
"Every word or phrase in urban dictionary should be part of your vernacular."

Commonly Heard after accidental rhymes or verbose expression:
"Excellent usage (of the vernacular)."

Vernacular is referred to by Truly in Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang
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its when a girl is gettin it from behind and when shes about to cum she turns around, grab the guy n tell him in a deep voice "bitch if u eva leave me ima chop ur dick of, n staple it to ur forehead!"
yo ma girl was givin me the vernacular last night!
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The style of language used by those on George Washington University's Mount Vernon Campus. This form of language is usually recognized by its archaic word choice, its back-woods stylistic formation, and its anti-social, primitive, exclusionary leanings. Most often used by those who are sympathetic to the vern supremacy cause.
Did you hear Regina's vern-acular? That commoner has clearly not been associating with anyone for month.

When Maynard started using words and phrases like 'golly gee,' 'slick as a pig,' and 'poppycock,' we knew he had started using vern-acular.
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