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Re: Origins of the Gay Bearded Left-Handed Lithuanian Conlanger

From:Amanda Babcock Furrow <langs@...>
Date:Sunday, January 27, 2008, 14:20
On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 12:44:50AM -0800, Arthaey Angosii wrote:

> I decided to search for the earliest reference to gay, bearded, > left-handed Lithuanian conlangers: > > The earliest post that search returns is Christophe's from October 1st, 2002: > > > > He's clearly referring to an established meme by this point, but > search isn't turning up any earlier messages that have "bearded" and > "lithuanian" in them. Can any older members shed any light on the > origins of this?
It starts with left-handed (not bearded) Lithuanians, in a post ironically about how the list will dwindle and die without John Cowan's presence: That appears to be prior to the determination that the list was inhabited by gay bearded men, which Christophe neatly ties together in the post that you found :) tylakèhlpë'fö, Amanda


Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>