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Secret Language : Codes, Tricks, Spies, Thieves, and Symbols
by Barry J. Blake


Overview - This title is about language designed to mean what it does not seem to mean. It explores the history and uses of the slangs and argots of schools and trades such as Polari and the languages of ancient cults.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This title is about language designed to mean what it does not seem to mean. It explores the history and uses of the slangs and argots of schools and trades such as Polari and the languages of ancient cults.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780199691623
  • ISBN-10: 0199691622
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 328
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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