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Re: conculture

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Sunday, November 18, 2001, 5:51
Wm. Annis wrote:
> Certainly *using* Polari is a deliberate subculture >self-identification, but as far as I know Polari developed into its >role by absorbing vocabulary from other groups, most wonderfully >Lingua Franca (some day someone will explain to me this thing about >sailors and gay men). >
There was some discussion of Polari and Lingua Franca way back in Summer 2000 (probably around July), which included some amusing websites of which you may or may not be aware. Check the archive if you have time and/or inclination.