Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men
By Dianne Jonas
June 15, 2007
In this volume, Jonas explores clause structure and syntax in Scandinavian and English....
By Paul Baker
September 20, 2002
Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a ...