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"Kitchen sink conlang" and other such terms

From:Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
Date:Friday, August 8, 2008, 14:34
On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 1:16 AM, Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...> wrote:
> There can be art in the ways you > deliberately choose to leave certain grammatical capabilities out of a > language or in what concepts you deliberately choose not to > lexicalize. The term "kitchen sink conlang" was coined for a good > reason.[1]
> 1. -- I Googled the term and got only 5 hits; I'd thought it was more > commonly used than that. The earliest datable uses were from 2006. > I thought I'd seen it used before then.
I've just been adding to some material on conlang terminology that seems too subjective, perhaps, to be suitable for Wikipedia. Take a look and see if there are other terms in common use I haven't covered, or if you think my definitions of the terms don't match the way you use the terms / hear them used, or add link references to CONLANG list messages or other sources about when and how these terms were coined. -- Jim Henry