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OT: [langdev] OT: 10th anniversary of the founding of Conlang

From:dirk elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 18, 2001, 17:58
On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, John Cowan wrote:

> For those of you who are not on the Conlang (constructed > languages) mailing list, it was founded (or at least the earliest > discoverable message was posted) ten years ago today, on 18 July 1991. > > There had been an exchange of emails among some of the founding members > as much as a month before; however, by 18 July the initial listserv at > was definitely in operation. Of the original members at > that time, only three are still on the list today (unless some are > in deep-lurk mode). > > This is therefore Conlang Day.
In a medium noted for ephemerality, ten years is a remarkable achievement. I'm proud to belong. Dirk -- Dirk Elzinga "The strong craving for a simple formula has been the undoing of linguists." - Edward Sapir