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OT: leaky grammar conlang? (was Re: OT: Re: babel and english)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 22, 2001, 6:26
In a message dated 21.08.2001 05:00:14 PM, smithma@UCLA.EDU writes:

>Unfortunately, or luckily, >no language is tyrannically consistent. >All grammars leak. > -- Edward Sapir
*gigglabyte* Just had a thought: How about a conlang with a grammar that is as inconsistent as possible (within reasonable limits of understandability) - a leaky, leaking grammar? Could it be inflectional a la Esperanto? Or Topic-Predicate like ASL? Or some combination there of? Could it be like English (esp'ly like how the mass media of newspaper headlines and advertising use/abuse it)? ::brain-sturm-und-drainin':: czHANg