Example sentences for: ebonics

How can you use “ebonics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Subject: Ebonics and the Techno Babble Re: ""

  • First, the word "ebonics," which dates back to the early 1970s and has been used even in some public-school settings without controversy for years, may seem to be putting on airs, but what many linguists prefer to call "Black English Vernacular" or "African-American Vernacular English" is a major linguistic stream that has been flowing within recognizable channels for centuries.

  • I myself speak Ebonics, so-called Proper English, some Hebrew, some Spanish, some Arabic, and media techno-babble.

  • "If some school districts can have ebonics, I think others can talk about creationism," argues CNN's Tucker Carlson.

  • The very first question, about speakers of AAVE (African-American Vernacular English, the scholarly term for the dialect popularly referred to as "ebonics") being unable to do math because their language can't handle it, is tied into the biggest questions linguists face.

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