LINGUIST List 12.2732

Thu Nov 1 2001

Qs: "Carnie Talk", Scandinavian Dialects/Agreement

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  1. Bainfamily, Carnie talk?
  2. Koppen, J.M. van, complementizer agreement in Scandinavian

Message 1: Carnie talk?

Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 11:30:00 -0500 (EST)
From: Bainfamily <>
Subject: Carnie talk?

I am looking for information for a book about growing up in Detroit in
the 50's, specifically about a dialect/language called carnie-talk???
(carnival talk?? not sure of spelling), that is like pig-latin. Has
anyone heard of this or know where I could get information about it?
Any help would be appreciated.

Cynthia Bain
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Message 2: complementizer agreement in Scandinavian

Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 12:52:20 +0100
From: Koppen, J.M. van <>
Subject: complementizer agreement in Scandinavian

Dear all,

We would like to know if there are (older stages of) Scandinavian
languages and/or dialects which exhibit person and/or number agreement
on complementizers. If so, is there any literature about these


Marjo van Koppen
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
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