WG: Fortuitous typo (was: Re: Conlang in-jokes.)
|From:||Eduard Ralph <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, August 27, 2005, 20:12|
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> writes:
> Quoting Arnt Richard Johansen <arj@...>:
> > On Fri, 26 Aug 2005, Roger Mills wrote:
> > > Double drat. Another typo, a wasted msg....
> > >
> > >> kasu [kaw] a food animal
> > >
> > > That should, of course, be _kawu_
> > I kinda like the idea of "kasu" being pronounced [kaw]. Can I steal it?
> > :-)
> Maybe, then, you'll also like the spelling of the newest Meghean word:_ushu_
> ['uhu] "owl". It, too, effectively drops the 's'! :)
> _Uhu_ ['u:hu:] is German for a special type of owl, did you know that?
> Is it constructed that way? :-)
It is also a name for a very known glue in Germany. :-)