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Re: And if that weren't enough...

From:Ben Poplawski <thebassplayer@...>
Date:Thursday, August 26, 2004, 3:20
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 02:03:35 -0700, B. Garcia <madyaas@...> wrote:

>I just whipped up a new little fun neography called "leaf". Why leaf? >Well because the consonants are all leaf shapes (various forms... >lobed and unlobed). "holes" indicate vowels. So i guess it's like an >abugida? > >Anyway, it's a fun neography not intended for anything really. It's >not even a 1:1 code for the English alphabet either (it is it's own >script) > >Stylistically the leaves can be turned and angled so they look like >they're blowing on a breeze. A sentence could look something like a >mass of leaves caught in the wind. Punctuation is by way of conifer >leaves. > >Holes can be moved around for esthetics, to make it look more >caterpillar chewed than simply full of holes. There's even a null >consonant for vowels (since you can't have holes in a nonexistent >leaf!) > >I'll post a picture once I refine it a bit (i'm thinking of using >various leaf anatomies to signify the various articulatory groups, >maybe peltate for dentals or something like that (peltate leaves have >the petiole attached to the center of the leaf, like a lotus or >tropaeolum leaf).
Triple Awesome Teh R0X0RZ! I love it!
>I don't know where the inspiration came from. it just popped into my head.
I know the feeling. And it's a GREAT feeling. Ben