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Re: CHAT: Synesthesia and conlanging (was Re: The Conlang Instinct)

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>
Date:Friday, December 3, 1999, 17:05
* ( [991203 16:09]:
> On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Gerald Koenig wrote: > > > software, one can also write artistically. Conlangers are the > > toolmakers of language, they do not simply work with the given, they > > create a new given. The art of toolmaking leads to a higher art. Some > > Hog riders are the true artists of the road. The art of riding a Harley > leads to a higher art. > > This sounds a lot like yet another minority with an odd pastime doing > some ego stroking.
Well said, Sir! (and funny to boot) tal.