ENGA3: language varieties- Slang (polari)

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What is polari

Polari is slang which was used by homosexuals during the 1960's when homosexuality was illegal, however it has now nearly died out. Polari was a way of identifying was was gay or not and provided them with privacy as homosexuality was not accepted by society at that time.

Polari consists…


Paul Dutton


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