Re: THEORY: Conlanging as reverse Sapir-Whorf?
|From:||Jeffrey Henning <jeffrey@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 29, 1999, 22:10|
Daniel Andreasson <noldo@...> comunu:
>Is there anyone out there that actually has made up a conlang
>because they felt that they aren't happy with the way their
>natlang works? (except perhaps loglangs.)
Well, I made up Dublex in part because I wasn't happy with how any natlangs
work. I wanted a language I could master that had as few words as possible
but was still useful, since lexical acquisition is one of the most difficult
tasks in mastering a second language.
http://www.LangMaker.com/ - Invent Your Own Language
firstname.lastname@example.org - Win $100 in the DublexGame contest!
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