Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 14 23:47:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC
<Bill.Mullins at> wrote:
> "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."

Predates Snoop (Doggy) Dogg, seem like to me. What the shizzle, my nizzle?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

Once that we recognize that we do not err out of laziness, stupidity,
or evil intent, we can uncumber ourselves of the impossible burden of
trying to be permanently right. We can take seriously the proposition
that we could be in error, without necessarily deeming ourselves
idiotic or unworthy.
–Kathryn Schulz

The American Dialect Society -

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