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Polari

October 27, 2004

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Polari was a secret language spoken by gay men and lesbians in Britain throughout the first half of the 20th century. As well as describing the language, Polari itself means “to talk”. The word had long fallen into disuse when a support group in London dedicated to caring for older lesbians and gay men resurrected it […]