fresh meat <-------
|From:||christopher carter <cscfon@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 14, 2001, 11:40|
I just joined this mailing list and I cannot believe the community I found.
The first day after I joined my inbox was flooded with 71 emails (posts) and
I was enthralled. Not necessarily by all the topics. (No offense, but a
non-Tolkien-fan can only read about elvish but so much.) I haven't felt
this much like I all of a sudden fit in since I came out. [stands] "My
name is Chris. I am a conlanger." [the crowd] "HI CHRIS!"
I just wanted to say that I am in love with this new thing i discovered.
And some of you people crack me up. (e.g. Maarten)
I have been a conlanger for at least 10 years and linguistics is my big
love, next to my career anyway. Now, how do i keep from spending three
hours every night reading all these emails?
And if there is ANY consistency to the versions of IPA symbols used around
here, I would be greatly appreciative.
(I might as well mention that my main personal conlang is Dafhkin, which I
started when I was 15. It is fairly simple for linguistics and is a strange
blend of early Romance and Germanic languages with some grammatical
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