African American Vernacular English
Black English(def 1). Abbreviation: AAVE
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Also called African American English.
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