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Do gay people speak their own language? A linguistic look at Polari

 

Nellyarda, zhoosh the riah, titivate, schlumph your Vera down, and palare that omee for the bevvies because I’ve nanti dinarli.…

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Palabra del día libretto
Pronunciación: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
noun
the text of an opera…

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Cita de la semana

“Fantasy is like jam: you have to spread it on a solid piece of bread.”

Italo Calvino

(1923–85)

Italian novelist and short story writer

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The day JFK did NOT call himself a jam doughnut

 

On the (in)significance of the indefinite article Earlier this month, on 9 November, Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary…