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Dive into the linguistic tapestry of Rhodesia, where words come alive with humour, creativity, and cultural richness.

"Jargon Jives" takes you on a captivating journey through the unconventional and unofficial languages that once echoed through this vibrant Southern African region.

Uncover the mysteries of "Chilapalapa," a linguistic gem created to bridge the gap between cultures, Delve into the world of "Fanagalo," the language that bridged diversity, with its imaginative expressions. Explore the comedy accents and playful phrases of "Coloured Conversations," a unique vernacular that reflects the spirit of Rhodesia's diverse communities.  Let's not forget "Rhodesian Slang," a linguistic treasure trove inspired by British influences and African flavors. Through anecdotes and captivating insights, this book unveils the magic of unofficial languages, demonstrating how they connect people, cultures, and histories in surprising and delightful ways.

Whether you're a language enthusiast, a history buff, or simply curious about the rich tapestry of Rhodesia, "Jargon Jives" promises an engaging and enlightening read. Join us in celebrating the creativity, humor, and linguistic playfulness that once defined this extraordinary part of the world.




Publisher - BookVAULT Publishing

Author(s) - PattiJ North


Published Date - September 21 2023

ISBN - 9781804678206

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.6 cm

Page Count - 95

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