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Re: My new unnamed project (Fanglish)?

From:Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Saturday, February 5, 2000, 18:59
At 4:23 pm -0600 4/2/00, Daniel A. Wier wrote:
>Okay, pathetic name, I know. Here's what I got so far...
I don't think I'm seeing all the symbols correctly. [...]
>c k, s (before e, i) >Á s (before a, o, u)
I guess that should be {ç} (c-cedilla) but I see it as upper case A with acute accent. (Wonder how others will see my c-cedilla?) [....]
>gu g (before e, i) >g¸ gw (used only before e, i)
What's this? Is that second symbol, which I see as a lonely little detached cedilla, the u-diaeresis or is it something else? [....]
>Ò nj
Guess what I see as upper case o-grave, is my {ñ} (n-tilde). [...] Why in this day & age is it not possible to use these symbols safely in emails and on the web. We have the technology - seems somewhere along the line, some people are not keen on its being used.
> >Basically, this isn't so much a conlang as it's a rude mix of natural >languages. Any ideas for a name? (My ideas are 'Fanglish' or the >significantly ruder 'Bastard'.)
Yes, but 'Bastard' I recall was coined by another conlanger two or three years back for his conlang. I don't recall his name & I guess he's left the list but IIRC the number 4 figured significantly in it: four vowels, 16 (4*4) consonants - and it has it own 'four square' script. I seem to recall also some tie-up with Jungian concepts, but I may be mistaken on that. Ray. ========================================= A mind which thinks at its own expense will always interfere with language. [J.G. Hamann 1760] =========================================