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Concosmic Conlocation (was; Re; Back!)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Monday, July 19, 1999, 16:20
On Sun, 18 Jul 1999 23:56:38 -0600 Adam Parrish <myth@...> writes:
> I'm curious as to how other conlangers have solved the problem >of cosmic location, since it does seem to be rather vital to an >important part of a language's vocabulary. It seems to me that most >of >us have languages set in an Earth with a different social history >(extreme: Tokana, where civilization never took place; less extreme: >Brithenig, where history diverged hundreds of years ago; even less >extreme: Elet Anta and Teonaht, which make no modification to history >except to suggest the presence of secretive subcultures). An almost >equal proportion have chosen to locate their creations on distant >planets (the Kolagian languages, many of Nik Taylor's creations, and >the >ubiquitous Star Trek languages). I'm not satisfied with either of >these >options. Have I missed anything? Is there a middle ground?
>Whee, I've rambled long enough, >Adam
Hmm...the middle ground must be Rokbeigalmki :) , since it's set in Tolkien's Middle Earth. It's Earth, but it's also not Earth. -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ Get the Internet just the way you want it. Free software, free e-mail, and free Internet access for a month! Try Juno Web: