Don't Go There: Words and Expressions to Avoid 246 You Could Look It Up Doublespeak is artificial, evasive language. Let's look at each of these subcategories now. Jargon: "Phasers on Stun, Cap'n" What's love? To teenagers, it's a sweet stolen kiss by the lockers; to tennis players, it's zero, zip, nada. In the context of tennis, the word love is an example of jargon , the specialized vocabulary of a particular group. Jargon features words that an outsider unfamiliar with the field might not under- stand. There's medical, legal, educational, and technological jargon. All sports, hobbies, and games have their own jargon, as do the arts. You Could Look It Up