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Talking the TalkD&D Insider Article
Alana Joli Abbott

T hieves’ cant has long been a staple of the game table and of fantasy literature, but bringing it into a campaign can be a challenge. Few people have the patience or the inclination to learn the full language, a mishmash of slang and grammar based on old Romany. But knowing a few phrases of the secret tongue could turn the heads of your fellow players—and make clear just how different thieves’ cant is from Common or other languages.

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