Gayle: The Language of Kinks and Queens : a History and Dictionary of Gay Language in South Africa

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Jacana Media, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 108 pages
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This fascinating analysis of the gay language, Gayle, in South Africa, includes a dictionary of words and an historical record of the language, its development, its form, and its various social functions.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER 2
16
CHAPTER 4
35
A DICTIONARY OF GAYLE
51
BIBLIOGRAPHY
106
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About the author (2003)

Ken Cage completed an MA degree in applied linguistics at the Rand Afrikaans University where he did his dissertation on the form and function of gay men's speech patterns in South Africa.

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