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Gay Language in Cape Town:
A study of Gayle – attitudes, history and usage
AXL 5301W - Minor Dissertation by Kathryn Luyt, BA (Hons) Cape Town
Student number: LYTKAT001
Minor Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
MASTER OF ARTS BY COURSEWORK AND DISSERTATION
LINGUISTICS SPECIALISATION in the Department of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics
Faculty of Humanities
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
February 2014
Supervisor: Professor Rajend Mesthrie
The financial assistance of the National Research Foundation (NRF) towards this research is hereby acknowledged.
Opinions expressed and conclusions arrived at, are those of the author and are not necessarily to be attributed to the
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University of Cape Town
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