Darla Wells lethe9 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 15 15:56:53 UTC 2010

He could have picked it up from visiting the carnival. One show I travelled
with played Compton at least twice a year and the kids would come out and
pester the life out of us till we opened. The adolescents would come out and
help set up and slough to make a few bucks. In many places, people would
come out year after year and we had almost cult status. Snoop is about the
right age to have done this.

2010/12/14 Wilson Gray <hwgray at>

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> 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?
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