Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Dec 14 19:19:17 UTC 2010

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Kizarney (the name for Carnival slang) doesn't seem to be in the OED.

Corsicana [TX] Daily Sun_ Oct 14, 1977 p 10B col 1 [AP wire service
article] [Newspaperarchive]
"It wasn't many years ago when the carnivals rolled into town, bringing
mystery, excitement and kizarney - the bizarre dialect known only to the
"carneys." "
later in the article [col 2]:
"Kizarney Is the carnival world's own style of pig Latin."
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The American Dialect Society -

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