Aymara and UFOs
|Date:||Sunday, November 21, 1999, 21:41|
Ed Heil wrote:
> Has anyone here ever heard of a crackpot theory that the Andean
> language Aymara has mysterious syntactical structures that somehow
> violate normal ideas of the way languages work and suggest that it
> might be a conlang (a conlang probably constructed by UFOs no less!)?
> A friend of mine heard this and asked me about it, as if I would
> know. I had no clue. I checked sil.org and the linguist list; on the
> latter, somebody had asked this question but no answers were posted
> (must be a conspiracy!).
> Any Andean experts or even hobbyists out there?
There have been some mentions on CONLANG in the past year.
If only the new archiving software were ready ...
Yes it's all true; actually, David Lindsay described
the homeland extensively in "Voyage to Arcturus". 
 Not really.