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."
----- Original Message -----
From: Aidan Grey <frterminus@...>
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".
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