"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?Personally,
>I absolutely wouldn't mind Dutch to become GomiLegized every once in a
OOPS! another "oversight" and a reaaaally English-centric one at that...
(and this coming from one who admires the GomiLegized-like Dutch creole
>> My conlang GomiLego is a mangalang :)))
>Now that's for sure!
Hanuman Zhang, _Gomi no sensei_ [Master of junk]
"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
- Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi, China, 4th Century BCE
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- Heraclitus, Greece, 5th Century BCE
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[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"]
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