OT: some word questions

JOdel at aol.com JOdel at aol.com
Tue Aug 24 11:17:10 EDT 2004


> I don't know where didakoi comes from linguistically - perhaps it's Romany 
> for 'wannabe'?
> 
> 

Romany for halfblood, actually. Probably gets applied to other Travelers (who 
used to be referred to a Tinkers, acto my impressions, which are probably 
wrong, or the term was peculiar to Ireland. But that's not terribly likely, since 
"tinker" was originally a legitimate trade.)
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