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  • There will be far fewer chimneys for Santa to squeeze through this holiday season as almost one million Americans have lost their homes and more people are living on the streets and in homeless shelte ...

    Maria Cuomo Cole: Investing in Humanity this Holiday Season

  • We finally agreed to keep her for a few days, and see how she was, and if she wasn't any better, we'd take her to a shelte where they don't euthanize the animals.

    WIL WHEATON dot NET: 1.5: imported from GM Archives

  • BLOOMINGTON - Hal Taylor's backyard tents have come down, maybe for good, mainly due to exhaustion on the part of the volunteer team that had been overseeing the shelte ...

    TMNews.com

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  • why, thank you

    April 27, 2014

  • @ madmouth Check out "The secret languages of Ireland by R A S McAlester" 1937. If you google shelta you will find lots of information.

    April 26, 2014

  • Good question. See Shelta.

    April 26, 2014

  • what conspiracies did the Irish tinkers have to hide in argot?

    April 25, 2014

  • Shelta is a secret language spoken by Irish Tinkers. It is related to cant and appears in your definitions of cant.

    It is obvious that the correct word is "shelta" I screwed up by using shelte to post my comments

    April 25, 2014