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"mangalang" (tro Re: Conculture)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 12:27
en memo tro datii 2003:01:19 11.18.51 PM, Nik Taylor (yonjuuni@EARTHLINK.NET)

>J Y S Czhang wrote: >> A mangalang is science-fiction inspired future, "deviant" English or >> polyglot conIAL or a pidgin, creole or mixed language with much sly, >> "lingua-mangling" word-play and plenty of invented metaphors and slang. > >Or maybe it's a language invented for a manga. :-P
I knew I forgot something LOL... (sheesh! talk about an "oversight"). (Thanx, Christophe, for your "voting" for _mangalang_ being added to the ConLang terms list... :) en memo tro dati 2003:01:20 10.39.33 AM, ijzeren_jan@YAHOO.CO.UK graffii:
>Why deviant English, and not, for example, deviant Dutch or French?
>I absolutely wouldn't mind Dutch to become GomiLegized every once in a >while...
OOPS! another "oversight" and a reaaaally English-centric one at that... (and this coming from one who admires the GomiLegized-like Dutch creole Neggerhollands).
>> My conlang GomiLego is a mangalang :))) > >Now that's for sure!
:) Hanuman Zhang, _Gomi no sensei_ [Master of junk] €º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€€º°`°º€ø,¸~-> "To live is to scrounge, taking what you can in order to survive. So, since living is scrounging, the result of our efforts is to amass a pile of rubbish." - Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi, China, 4th Century BCE "The most beautiful order is a heap of sweepings piled up at random." - Heraclitus, Greece, 5th Century BCE Ars imitatur Naturam in sua operatione. [Latin > "Art is the imitation of Nature in her manner of operation."] " jinsei to iu mono wa, kinchou na geijyutsu to ieru deshou " [Japanese > "one can probably say that 'life' is a precious artform"] "Art should be something that liberates your soul." - Keith Haring