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
>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
>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
>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
>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
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.