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Re: Bi-objective Prepositions & betweeness.

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Sunday, January 4, 2004, 11:45
In a message dated 2004:01:04 03:40:51 AM, andjo@FREE.FR writes:

>Quoting Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>: > >> ObConlang: My "Newgaritic" (a provisional nickname for my Semitic a >> posteriori newest conlang project, given to it by my wife Elena, btw) will
>> it the same, I hope. > >Tell your wife she's got a talent for linguamangling!
I second that sentiment. Naturally. Would she pretty please join the list? :) --- *DiDJiBuNgA!!* >Teenage Aboriginal Walkabout Turtles...--- Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang) Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... languages are "naturally evolved wild systems... So language does not impose order on a chaotic universe, but reflects its own wildness back." - Gary Snyder "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ = ¡gw'araa legooset caacaa! ¡reez'arvaa. saalvaa. reecue. scoopaa-goomee en reezijcloo! = [Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!]