Re: Future English Jam
|From:||Yahya Abdal-Aziz <yahya@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 9, 2006, 10:25|
On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Peter Bleackley wrote:
> Let's improvise a Future English by throwing sound and grammar changesinto
> an ongoing conversation. If you wanna join in, reply to this threadobeying
> the previously proposed changes. Every so often, somebody shouts out
> "Change!" and the next person to reply gets to propose a new change. The
> first change is
> All possible cliticisations become mandatory.
f'I see'm, I use'm, ...
> The second change is
> the sound (orthographic) change ey > ai unconditionally
... but'f thai see'm, thai don't use'm.
> Change number three is: the vowel in "camp" becomes the vowel in
> "cap", and in all other examples.
't's'no change f'me atall.
> If I were to make a change, I suggest generalising those present
> progressive clitics from my dialect into the rest of the tenses/aspects,
> etc. So, "I used to go there" would become "'m-used to go there".
M-get't ... m-think !