Dutch Conlang Club
|From:||Rob Nierse <rnierse@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 8, 2002, 10:28|
>> Sounds like a nice idea! How about making an official club?
>> How do you do that in Holland?
>I was waiting for Boudewijn or Rob to say something, but as
>neither of them has done so I'll do it.
>We had one, briefly, Nederlands Genootschap voor Linguafictie.
>It foundered because the people in it (no more than half a dozen)
>either weren't interested enough any more, or stopped being
>friends. It was never "official" as in "founded by deed poll",
>and that was a good thing, because that made it much easier
>to stop having it when it effectively stopped existing.
>We brought out one yearbook, which appears to me, now,
>ten years later, to be hopelessly pretentious.
>Were we *that* young? Or perhaps it's just that I've become
>curmudgeonly in my middle age...
Well, I'd like to say something about the NGL, I only read this today...
The club is officially still in existence. I still recieve post from the bank
(we still have money ...). So I think the club can be brought to life
easily. Are the Dutch conlangers interested?