Re: SURVEY: Scariest Short Sentences in Your ConLangs
|From:||Remi Villatel <maxilys@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 1, 2005, 1:02|
>>It's the irrational 2SG pronoun that should be used only for
>> animals, artificial lifeforms and things that are not people.
> Excellent! A gendered second-person pronoun!
I wonder where this neat idea came from! ;-) (Err... From you, in case
you didn't remember.)
>>= We will ignore you, you which isn't a person. [---CUT---]
> Like "sending to Coventry".
Maybe... I don't know... All I know is that Coventry is a city of
England. If I dig deeper in my memory, it gets on the tip of its tongue
that it may be related to some royal jail.
> (BTW the Xerox Language Guesser thought your sentence was in
Well, Albanian, Croatian, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic... and even
Swahili! I also made the test with Shaquelingua and I got these various
answers depending on the sentence.
What would really interest me is to have a look at the sources of the
engine behind the pages. ]:-)