Re: This is not a conlang and VOYNICH
|From:||Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 21, 2004, 3:56|
Sally Caves ha tera a:
> Did he utter this spontaneously or is it composed and rehearsed?
> If the former, I'm really impressed. If the latter, I'm happy toknow
> that we're both demented.
> PS, Kernonos sounds definitely Gaulish to me. Puts me in mind of the
> Antlered God. LOVED Herman's nonsense utterances. Four or fivedemented
> people, maybe more as the confessions roll in.
I talk in several varieties of gibberish. Does that make me multiply
When I lived at home, I used to have gibberish conversations with my
siblings, with the aim of acting that we were communicating things
through tone of voice and facial expressions an actions and so on. It
Then there's what I call "phonetics syndrome", which is just playing
around with sounds, making neat sounds and nonsense syllables, whether
ones that include non-English sounds, or non-English phonotactics, or
just feel neat or sound neat. I guess I call it phonetics syndrome
especially when I end up doing it in front of other people by accident
And sometimes I think I just fidget with my mouth, making mostly
But I try not to do that in front of people either :-)
Last year I had a habit of exclaiming in gibberish when I dropped
something or did something else that called for an exclamation of
annoyance. Those, I found, were usually something along the lines of
[abadzIgadax] or [dzubadIgadax], and almost always ended in [ax] and
consisted of alternating consonants and vowels, and were stressed on
odd-numbered syllables. But I seem to have lost the habit this year,
with the exception of the occasional exclamation of [axb@dax].