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Query:   Summary: Double-Dutch and Youthese / Pig Latin
Author:  Waruno Mahdi
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   MY ORIGINAL QUERY WAS POSTED ON JUL 12 1997 IN LINGUIST (RE: 8.1048)
AND ASKED FOR DATA ON:

(A) SECRET SIGNALIZATION CCODES AMONG CHILDREN APPROACHING (BUT STILL
NOT HAVING FULLY REACHED) THE AGE OF ADOLESCENCE, PARTICULARLY
SO-CALLED

LL Issue: 8.1208
Date Posted: 21-Aug-1997
Original Query: Read original query