Polari: The code language gay men used to survive
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« on: February 13, 2018, 10:10:38 pm »

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180212-polari-the-code-language-gay-men-used-to-survive

Polari was spoken to skirt the UK’s strict anti-homosexuality laws. Though largely forgotten, some of its words can be found in dictionaries today.

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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2018, 08:25:50 pm »

How cool!  A revival effort would be a fascinating project...
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