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Tue Jan 18 2005

Media: Polari - The Gay Slang

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Message 1: Polari - The Gay Slang

Date: 17-Jan-2005
From: Mark Jones <markjjoneshotmail.com>
Subject: Polari - The Gay Slang


The revival of Polari, the 'gay slang', is reported in a story in the
 British daily broadsheet The Guardian (17/01/2005):
 
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1391811,00.html
 
 Mark J. Jones
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Cambridge
 mjj13cam.ac.uk
 http://kiri.ling.cam.ac.uk/mark/
 Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                      Sociolinguistics
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