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Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 4, 2002, 6:41
Ah, but surely, no matter the execution, the grammar is always logical, even
if the inflection of that grammar is not.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nihil Sum" <nihilsum@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet

> Wha hunh? > > >I'd expect most Conlangers are INTPs (Introvert Senser Thinker Perciever) > >These people love logical systems, such as language, mathematics,
> >any science, and computers. I know I am. > > Oh my, no no no no no no.... > > Couldn't stand math at all. Physics to me was just math but the students
> these calculators that you could use to play tetris. I'm no mathematician
> scientist: I'm mostly a musician. The only science I ever dug was
biology --
> and I only took that cause I needed four credits and it was the only
> that didn't involve math. Computers (scream) to me are the boxes that you > tell to do something and then watch helplessly as they proceed to follow > their own whims. Language, on the other hand, I deeply dig (or I wouldn't
> writing one!), but I don't think it's a "logical system". My own language > reflects this. It is full of idioms, inconsistancies, exceptions, and > beautiful beautiful irregularities. It's an "illoglan". > > And I know I'm not alone in deliberately making one this way. > > NS > > _________________________________________________________________ > Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at