SURVEY: Scariest Short Sentences in Your ConLangs
|From:||Tom Chappell <tomhchappell@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 29, 2005, 19:35|
Reputedly the scariest five-word sentence in North American English is
"Daddy, I want a pony."
And, the scariest ten-word sentence in U.S. American English is reputedly
"We're from the government, and we're here to help you."
What are the scariest 5-word and 10-word sentences in your ConLangs?
(Or, similar-length sentences; polysynthetic languages can use fewer words, of course;
isolating languages can use more. Or you can have a 7-syllable and a 12-syllable sentence;
or an 8-morae and a 19-morae sentence. Or whatever)
Same for your NatLangs, if you want.
Hope it's fun,
Tom H.C. in MI
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