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  • 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

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

    April 25, 2014

  • Good question. See Shelta.

    April 26, 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

  • why, thank you

    April 27, 2014