|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 18, 2001, 2:41|
William Annis scripsit:
> 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).
To be a sailor is to be in jail, with the additional chance of being
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