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Re: Re : new Tunu discoveries

From:Charles <catty@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 7, 1999, 21:19
From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html wrote:

> > All I did was relex by algorithm, but that was a lot of fun. > > Writing a little Perl script allows any arbitrary thing desired; > > like, any animal word should have a Z in it, or somesuchthing. > > ????? > you should have told me first you were bungling the vocab.
Ah, a misprint, just typographical ... actually, all appropriate sacrifices were made to the Tiki, after sufficient medicinal ingestion, authorized inspirational voices were duly heard, and were merely relayed to the computer for transcription. Yeah.
> > "Take him to the pot and seat him ha-ha." > > (This can be used in 3 ways.)
> i need more info here : who laughs ? because of what ?
The eat-agent, surely at the expense of the eat-patient. Can you use a basic verb "eat" in this context or must it be derived from the "long pig" compound substantive?