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Re: Calling all Conlangers!

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Sunday, January 20, 2002, 5:35
From: "Padraic Brown"

> I know some of you also inhabit Usenet NGs. I've stumbled across > a thread in _soc.history.what-if_ involving artificial languages. > While it starts out (and is often concerned) with Auxlangs, our > art is also brought up specifically and poopooed as not being > worthy of serious study. If anyone cares to put in their penny > hapenny (especially Sally and [I forget your name, forgive me!] > who teach the conlanging course) in the fray, the thread is > entitled "Re: AH Challenge: Widely used artificial language".
Usenet, I haven't used that in years. I tend to avoid it honestly. I still tell very few people about my secret, and I don't expect there to be widespread acceptance of conlanging. Especially here in America with the mentality that prevails nowadays (a steadily decreasing tolerance of eccentricity, in other words.) Making up words is actually listed as a symptom of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, as a matter of fact (a phenomenon known as neologism). Or it could be a symptom of being George W. Bush. ~Danny~ _________________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free address at