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Re: Big Welcome Backs to Sally Caves & Sylvia Sotomayor

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Saturday, May 29, 2004, 20:02
Thanks!  I don't know about the "lil voice of reason" (speaking for myself
of course).


----- Original Message -----
From: "J Y S Czhang" <czhang23@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 1:37 AM
Subject: Big Welcome Backs to Sally Caves & Sylvia Sotomayor

> ::BiG GRiNNie:: wowza, both Sally and Sylvia ... > > Big Welcome Backs to Sally Caves & Sylvia Sotomayor > > ...what would the list do with out ya... (& a lil voice of reason or
> > --- º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º º°`°º ø,¸~-> > > Hanuman "Mister Sinister" Zhang, Sloth-Style Gungfu Typist > - "the sloth is a chinese poet upsidedown" --- Jack Kerouac {1922-69} > <A HREF="">=></A> > > "Poetic creation still remains an act of perfect spiritual freedom. Poetry > remakes & prolongs language; every poetic language begins by being a
> language, that is, the creation of a personal universe, of a completely
> world." - Mircea Eliade > > 'The sage does not become trapped in semantics, does not mistake map for > territory, but rather "opens things up to the light of Heaven" by flowing
with the
> words, by playing with the words. Once attuned to this flow, the sage need > make no special effort to "illumine," for language does it by itself, > spontaneously. Language spills over [... letting each stream find its own
> fertilizing the earth, bringing everything into becoming...].' - Peter
> Wilson, _Aimless Wandering: Chuang Tzu's Chaos Linguistics_ > > Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn,
> leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons
> orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics > warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... > > "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - > John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ > > >> maci caca ei debri legosetplex! > prizerva. salva. riceu. gomi-scopa ei risaiclo ! << > > English translitteration of above _lego junco _, "junk language": > "Fight {Maquis/-machy} Waste & Trash Linguistic ! > Save, Salvage, Recover, Found-Treasure-Objects-Look/Scavenge &