R: Shelta, Polari, and my project "Nadsat 2000"
|Date:||Monday, July 17, 2000, 16:54|
D. Wier wrote:
IMO Strange borrowings are always possible, but these... LOL!
> One more link of interest presents a new theory about Etruscan (a long
> dead language once spoken in Italy, not considered related to
> Indo-European): it claims that it borrowed many words from Greek, but
> changed the letters around (reversed words, etc.) along the same lines
> as Shelta. I'll read the proposed evidence and see for myself...
> (For the record, Etruscan is considered by some to be a possibly
> Nostratic offspring, but is not generally identified as a relative of
> Basque, Pictish or Aquitanian.)
*Really interesting : - )