On 23/06/07, Josh Glover <jmglov at wmalumni.com> wrote:
> On 23/06/07, Caolan McNamara <caolan at skynet.ie> wrote:
>> > One story that
> > caught me was some group that had a separate "woman's language", they
> > had a common language for the entire group, but a separate one for just
> > among women. Thing was though that there was only one speaker of it
> > left, so a language of one.
>> Modern Japanese still has vestiges of this; the words and particles
> and, very occasionally, the inflections of verbs are different for
> women than men.
Apparently Irish sign language has something like this aswell. Left
over from when there was a separate boys and girls deaf school.
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