Re: CHAT: Synesthesia and conlanging (was Re: The Conlang Instinct)
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 3, 1999, 17:05|
* email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) [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)