• On Rotwelsch, the Central European Language of Beggars, Travelers and Thieves

    From Lutherans to Nazis, linguistic authorities have long sought to understand and control Rotwelsch (and long cast aspersions at its many Yiddish loan words).

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    No Adam for Eve: The Quiet History of Lesbian Pulp Fiction

    When the world is good and normal, one of my not-so-guilty pleasures is the pulp fiction bin at my local comic shop. Located...