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alibi

a cryptolanguage used by schoolchildren in which normal words are modified by adding into each syllable the sounds 'ullab'; thus hug becomes hullabug; You are a pig becomes Yullaboo ullabar ullaba pullabig. Also called nullabat. Similar secret languages are arpie-darpie, aygo-paygo, obo language, pig Latin and rechtub kelat.