Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet
|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@...>
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,physics,
> >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 studentshad
> these calculators that you could use to play tetris. I'm no mathematicianor
> scientist: I'm mostly a musician. The only science I ever dug wasbiology --
> and I only took that cause I needed four credits and it was the onlyscience
> 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'tbe
> 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.
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