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OT "outrageous" (was Re: Elvish ideas ...)

From:Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>
Date:Thursday, August 21, 2003, 14:11
>>Saying that somethings "outrageous" sound complainty to me ... > >There's more than one conlanger on this list who would probably take it as >quite a compliment if you described their ideas as "outrageous".
Only within conlang circles? Or has this, as a compliment, passed into common usage? In the 1970s & 80s, it was an offhanded compliment, like "fabulous", in certain Gay circles in the USA. _________________________________________________________________ <b>Help protect your PC:</b> Get a free online virus scan at


Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>