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OT: Bargoens (Was: Re: OT: Programmed/Hand made music (was: Random word generators (was Re: Worthwhile Engelang Goal))) <ruittenb@...>
Date:Thursday, June 9, 2005, 14:39
paul-bennett writes:

>I get the oddest looks when I describe Jungle
or D&B as smooth and
>relaxing, to say nothing of how I like to chill
out to a decent bit of
>Gabber. I think there's a fundamental
difference in brain wiring
>between people who find interesting rhythms
interesting and those who
>are repulsed by them.
Reading that great word "gabber" reminds me of the Bargoens origin of the word. (How well- known is Bargoens on this list? Bargoens (/bAR\'Xuns/) is a Dutch thieves' cant which imported a lot of words from Hebrew and Yiddish. Many words from Bargoens are nowadays used in slang Dutch) I greatly enjoy Bargoens and googling around, came across the following link, which I wanted to share: html René


René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>