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Re: conlang dreams

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Monday, November 18, 2002, 20:33
Amanda Babcock wrote:
>Ok, I know people have dreamed in their languages before, but how about >dreaming about grammar?
I've dreamt about German grammar. _Pleasant_ dreams too, which probably tells volumes of how deeply disturbed my mind is. I've dreamt of some conlang grammar too, but can't recall any details. I tend to dream of all kinds of weird stuff; I once asked my family members at breakfast if a war had broken out I don't remember where, or if I 'd just dreamt that. It turned out I had dreamt about watching the news ...
>In my dream this morning, some object kept wanting to take the agentive >derivational affix, so that it could be the do-ER, and I was trying to >keep a locative or instrumental derivational affix of some kind in it, >so that it would be the done-WITH or done-ON object. > >I think the verb was throne-sitting. I wanted the thing to be a throne, >and it wanted to *sit* on one :)
You've got a unitary verb for throne-sitting? Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Tired of spam? Get advanced junk mail protection with MSN 8.


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