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Re: Conlang name in spam subject? "burzeon staoch"

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Thursday, November 27, 2003, 20:35
Jörg Rhiemeier wrote at 2003-11-27 21:00:43 (+0100)
 > Hallo!
 > On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 11:38:30 +0100,
 > Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...> wrote:
 > > Hi all!
 > >
 > > The other day  I got a spam with the subject line
 > > "burzeon staoch" I thought this would be an excellent
 > > name of a conlang, or a phrase for something in a
 > > conlang (presumably 'big c*ck', wrt the spam context.)
 > It sounds a lot like Black Speech (despite the two o's in it,
 > while we know that in Black Speech /o/ was rare) to me.
 > If it is indeed BS, then _burzeon_ obviously contains the
 > root _burz-_ `dark'.  Perhaps _burzeon staoch_ means
 > `language of the dark'.  It could thus be the self-designation
 > of Black Speech.

But Black Speech adjectives follow their heads, at least in in
compounds; _Lugbúrz_ "Dark Tower".

According to Tolkien, there were a great many Orkish languages, in
which Black Speech loans were common - it could be one of them.