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  • I guess I didn't look at the list title, cryptolect seems like a reasonable term.

    November 3, 2008

  • They both modify a natural language to make it hard for uninitiated listeners to interpret it, so for the purposes of the Cryptolects list the similarity is relevant enough. Are you thinking of prepending?

    November 3, 2008

  • I've always tended to think of Pig Latin as a verbal cipher, technically a transposition cipher. (Although it has an additive element too.)

    November 3, 2008

  • I don't really think Pig Latin is the appropriate term. Is there a linguistic term for this kind of language alteration?

    November 3, 2008

  • Pig Latin for Armenians: add z to the beginnings of words.

    November 1, 2008