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Re: Cookbook - archive search

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 3, 2001, 16:45
Great title, Aidan!  Or:
"The Conlang Cookbook:  A Secret Spice."

Sally Caves

----- Original Message -----
From: Aidan Grey <frterminus@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 12:13 AM
Subject: Re: Cookbook - archive search

> --- Sally Caves <scaves@...> wrote: > > Conlanging and cooking interests don't > > seem to go together, do they? Or are > > conlangers shy about putting up recipes? > > Even ones we humans couldn't possibly > > concoct! > > Actually, as Shreyas pointed out, they do. My search > in the archive found LOTS of references to the > cookbook, and people's ideas to put in, and so on - > just no actual recipes! Vocabulary seemed to be a > major problem point. > > To be honest, while the languages would be > exceedingly wonderful, I'd be willing to incorporate > recipes without the conlangs, if there was a good > amount of social and cultural info on the dish (or > "memories" of when "my egg-layer used to make this for > me from the freshest asdkjlf available - excellent!") > I wouldn't even mind simple culinary descriptions of > various cultures, no recipes, no conlangs. Really, a > good cookbook has a little bit of all of this. > > On an semi-unrelated note, I have this idea that we > could call the cookbook "The Secret Vice of Cooking". > ;) > > Aidan > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Get personalized email addresses from Yahoo! Mail > >


Aidan Grey <frterminus@...>Cookbook title