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OT: Evil EPTs Re: OT: My wedding pictures

From:Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>
Date:Thursday, August 7, 2003, 4:23
On Wednesday 06 August 2003 10:58 pm, J Y S Czhang wrote:
> >Interesting, how a message about wedding pictures could change into an > >English pronunciation thread within one day :))) . > > AiYaH!!! At least _someone_ finds humour in this...
I believe that I once formulated a law for this: As a Conlang discussion grows longer, the probability of it degenerating into an English pronunciation thread approaches one. Alas, it has no sociological corollary to Godwin's Law; i.e., mention Nazis and the thread is over; but start an EPT and it will consume all other topics of conversation until it succumbs to its own bloat. :Peter -- Oh what a tangled web they weave who try a new word to conceive!