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... as a tinker he must have known Shelta, or the old tinker's language, and therefore naturally suspected that he belonged to some kind of separate race.
8 very interesting origins of Irish slang words
... is equally at home in Pidgin-English, Gypsy, and Shelta or tinker's slang, which by-the-bye is one of the three principal slangs of the kingdom,
Slanguage: A Dictionary of Irish Slang and colloquial English in Ireland: Bernard Share: 9780717143900: Books - Amazon.ca
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Irish Travellers' Shelta - A Future Language or a Future for the Language
Firstly, the negative stigmas attached to a group may rub off on the variety itself; for instance, referring to Travellers as tinkers or to 'Cant' as slang ...
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Metadiscursive Terms for Slang and Its Analogues Age, class,.
Likewise, Hotten's Dictionary of Slang defines pikey as “to go away” and Pikey as a tramp or a Gypsy. He also lists “pikey-cart” as an habitable vehicle ...
In 1964 a letter appeared in the Limerick Leader which proposed that travellers should be forced (transplanted á la Cromwell) to live on the islands as a “ ...
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It's not quite clear whether Dickens' use of the word relates to the slang sense then prevalent in the underworld, of 'gammon', verb and noun, ...
A Dictionary of Cork Slang: Sean Beecher: 9780951603611: Books - Amazon.ca
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A Dictionary of Cork Slang is a collection of those words, not usually found in dictionaries, but which give colour, vigour and individuality to a language.
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In summary, it's a recommended read. A couple of sample pages are set out below so you can get a feel for it - a lot of the word definitions and etymologies ...
Slanguage: A Dictionary of Irish Slang and colloquial English in Ireland: Bernard Share: 9780717143900: Books - Amazon.ca
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Dictionary of English-Irish Slang: Garry Bannister
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Why do we talk slang? Is it like an inside joke, which makes us feel more connected with others in the know? Is it useful for covert communication, ...
Pragmatic Markers in Irish English, Sociolinguistics in Ireland.
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An Irish Traveller Pavee Cant (gammon/shelta) Dictionary Paperback – 20 Sep 2011
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A history of Ireland in 100 words: 74 – avocado. Its name emerged from
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A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant, Embracing English, American, and Anglo ... Albert Marie Victor Barrere,Charles Godfrey Leland
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No linguists paid much attention at the time to the mutation of gammon from a collective term of abuse for a constituency or persuasion to a label applied ...
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