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Re: CHAT: I'm back!

From:Pablo David Flores <pablo-flores@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 8, 2002, 20:36
Hi folks, I'm back!

I see a number of new names here, and those will not remember me, but
I also see most of the "old faithfuls" still participating. I'm glad
to be back, if only for a while. It's been almost a year and a half!

In the meantime I have gotten a job and finished my university
classes (I still have some final tests ahead -- in fact I should be
studying right now, only it's too hot for that and I wanted to write
to you people), and in general I've turned my focus to other pursuits
other than conlanging. In a way I'm hoping to catch that bug again.
First there was work, then university, then socio-politico-economical
unstability (for those who don't know me, this is Argentina, where
you can get three presidents in two weeks), but that's not excuse to
leave the secret vice unattended. :)

I see you still have the relay tradition. Oh to have been at the
start of it! And problems with accented characters -- for Windows
people, I have a little program I could share, to use as a
replacement of the Character Map.

And you're talking about LotR! The long-awaited promise has finally
been fulfilled, but I haven't been able to watch the movie since the
unstable situation over here made those in charge postpone the first
show from Christmas week to the second week of January and then to
Jan 17th *or* 24th. I just want to mention that in Sally's analysis,
the -ul suffix in the Ring inscription is not the same as the -ul in
"Nazgul", the latter actually being -ûl (u with circumflex). And
{burzum} "darkness" is clearly related to {Lugbúrz}, the name given
to Mordor ("Darkland") by the orcs.

How's that after 1 1/2 years of linguistic abstinence? ;)

I'm having trouble coping with the sheer amount of text posted to the
list, so I'll be lurking most of the time, I guess. I'm glad to be

--Pablo Flores
   - - -   D i v e r s i t y   i s   L i f e   - - -


taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>
John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>
Sally Caves <scaves@...>Pablo is back, Job, Argentina, Relay, Lord of the Rings
Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>