Pigeon English


Stephen Kelman

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A game played in England wherein two people who say the same word at the same time are then forbidden from speaking.
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Jinx Term Timeline in Pigeon English

The timeline below shows where the term Jinx appears in Pigeon English. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...boasts about shooting an AK-47 one-handed, Harri and Dean say “My arse” simultaneously and say jinx straight away to avoid being cursed. Harri gives a long list of rules and customs... (full context)