Shelta vocabulary

John Bear’s hyper-adapted version from "The Secret Languages of Ireland", R. A. Stewart Macalister, Cambridge University Press 1937

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John Bear had a great interest in Shelta a language spoken by Irish Travellers. John’s “Shelta Vocabulary” was based on R. A. Stewart Macalister’s 1937 book "The Secret Languages of Ireland" (see Wikipedia: Link)