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Re Romance conlangs (erat Re: Newbie says hi)

From:Mat McVeagh <matmcv@...>
Date:Saturday, November 2, 2002, 10:03
>From: Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
> > I wonder what a Germanic development of Vulgar Latin would be like. Or a > > Romance development of Germanic? > >I don't know about any efforts towards the latter; I doubt whether someone >has >ever tried. For some reason the Romance conlangs have always vastly >outnumbered >their Germanic counterparts. > >However, I do know about the existence of two Romance conlangs with a >Germanic >development: Germanech (by Jörg Rhiemeyer) and Jelbäzech (by Dan Jones). >Now I think that Dan (who could well be nicknamed as "The Romlang Machine") >could very well have done some more efforts in the direction, but I've not >seen >any results of that. >Check this list's archives for Germanech; you will find quite a lot. >For Jelbäzech (from "Helvetica") you probably need to search the archives >of >another group, RomanceConlang (you might need to subscribe first). Anyway, >you >can find it at: > >Jan
Thanks Jan, I've joined that. Wow, there really are too many conlangs and even conlang groups, I can see I'm not going to get to the bottom of them all. Mat _________________________________________________________________ Internet access plans that fit your lifestyle -- join MSN.