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Re: Previous post, more examples..

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 7, 2002, 7:20
In a message dated 08/06/2002 10.42.53 AM, butsuri@MYREALBOX.COM writes:

>Ro. At least, Ro _is_ like this. There may have been others.
Quite a number - AFAIK most were 17th and 18th century.
> I'm sure I've heard references to them, and I got the idea they were >earlier. There's such a language mentioned in Pinker's _Words and >Rules_, but I'm not sure if that's Ro or not. I believe _The Search >for the Perfect Language_, by Eco, covers this kind of thing, but I >haven't read it.
Eco covers quite a number of them alright (and lovingly _buries_ them, too ;) €º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€€º°`°º€ø,¸~-> Hanuman Zhang, "..._Gomi no sensei_. Master of junk." "To live is to scrounge, taking what you can in order to survive. So, since living is scrounging, the result of our efforts is to amass a pile of rubbish." - Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi, China, 4th Century BCE "The most beautiful order is a heap of sweepings piled up at random." - Heraclitus, Greece, 5th Century BCE Ars imitatur Naturam in sua operatione. [Latin > "Art is the imitation of Nature in her manner of operation."] " jinsei to iu mono wa, kinchou na geijyutsu to ieru deshou " [Japanese > "one can probably say that 'life' is a precious artform"]