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Date:Tuesday, May 4, 1999, 11:14
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 04/05/99 02:57:45  , David a =E9crit :

<< I defended my dissertation
 successfully, and I'm now a Doctor! Finally, conlanging without guilt! Will
 that take the fun out of it, I wonder? I don't think so. >>

(it's good to know that "serious" linguists indulge in conlanging - that=20
wipes guilt off amateurs' conscience :-).
May I ask you why "finally.. without guilt" ? Is it that graduating allows=20
you to conlang freely ? Or maybe did your doctorate thesis regard conlanging=20
? Do your professors know you're a conlanger ?

What is dangerous is thinking Language as something out of human reach and=20
therefore intangible and sacred and the property of self-proclaimed Great=20
Priests. I claim for the freedom of using language as one wishes ;-).

Plus, conlangers I know and read on the web are able to gifted writers so=20
this must be an offshoot thereof.

Taka itu Tunu