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Re: Creole/mixed language question

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 8:33
In a message dated 2004:04:13 01:27:03 PM, fiziwig@YAHOO.COM writes:

>This might be a topic better left for auxlang, but >perhaps they could put an end to their constant >bickering and linguistic warfare by settling on an >Esperanto/Interlingua pidgin. ;-)
Ohboy! are you an optimistic sort ! ;) Auxlanging by its very nature is prone to bickering and _linguamachy_. An E-o/Interlingua pidgin ya say? There would be _endless_ arguements over: - why a "pidgin"? (Old-style Hardline Auxlangers tend to look down on pidgins and creoles) - why E-o and Interlingua? Why not Novial2000 and Eurolingish, or Glosa and Frater2? etc. - how much E-o vs. Interlingua should be in this pidgin... and why - who will be in charge of this project? WHO? You gotta be kidding... --- *DiDJiBuNgA!!* Hang Binary,baby...--- Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang) <A HREF="">=></A> Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ "WITH MASTS SUNG EARTHWARDS the the sky-wrecks drive. Onto this woodsong you hold fast with your teeth. You are the songfast pennant." - Paul Celan = ¡ gw'araa legooset caacaa ! ¡ reez'arvaa. saalvaa. reecue. scoopaa-goomee en reezijcloo ! = [Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!]