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Sita Yiemkuntitavorn
Attapol Moungsawad
Thanaroht Sitthatheerawat


Slang is an informal language for both written and spoken conversation. Slang can be understood among groups of people who work together or have a common interest. They are also used for a particular time period. The purpose of this research is to study slangs used in beauty pageant groups on Facebook. The data were collected from beauty pageant groups on Facebook with 50,000+ followers between the year 2021 – 2022 and then these slangs were certified by the experts; 1 fan page administrator, 2 slang users, and 1 Thai language expert.  The result found that a total of 62 slangs were gathered from three groups of beauty pageant Facebook fan pages from 2021-2022. Results revealed that the word classes of slang found in the beauty pageant Facebook fan pages consisted of 30 words and 32 phrases. Words could be classified into 11 nouns, 8 verbs, 9 adjectives, and 2 adverbs. Pronouns, prepositions, and transitions were not found in the study.

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