The Polari word naffmeaning inferior or tacky, has an uncertain etymology. It was based on slang words deriving from a variety of different sources, including rhyming slang, and backslang spelling words backwards. Perhaps we should start with how Polari should sound.
Back to National Museums Liverpool. It enabled gays to feel like part of an exclusive group. I've ' yeute munjare ,' and ' yeute bivare ,' and, what's worse, ' yeute lente.
In the show the two played a couple of camp out-of-work actors. Also in this section…? Current Stonewall OutRage! William Shakespeare used the term bona good, attractive in Henry IV, Part 2 , part of the expression bona roba a lady wearing an attractive outfit.
I thought she would. Bryan Lowder 28 July