Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
it is called "code switching" Black and Latino people switch from the language they use around white folks to try and stave off their goddamn racism and jingoism ("proper" English), to the speech patterns and vocalizations that are used in their respective communities. Most white folks do not do this probably because no one with any real power is judging them.
(very poor white people that have been educated will do the same tho, in order to talk to a co-worker as opposed to a relative who would better understand the language and slang of their roots.)
Oh, I thought she was having a 'hot sauce' moment. I still do, but anyway.