“Cant” or “Flash”: The Language of the Criminal

"Cant" or "Flash": The Language of the CriminalCant (or flash) is a slang language used by criminals to hide their true intentions from victims or police.

Cant: The Language of the Criminal Underworld, from Early American Crime>>

See also Criminal Slang at the web site Victorian Dictionary>>

(Cartoon is from Combat Colin by Lew Stringer)

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