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R: Shelta, Polari, and my project "Nadsat 2000"

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Monday, July 17, 2000, 16:54
D. Wier wrote:

> 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... > > >
Yllaer gnitseretni*! IMO Strange borrowings are always possible, but these... LOL!
> (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 : - )