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Re: May you all...

From:William Annis <annis@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 6, 2002, 17:00
 >IIRC JRRT associated a particular sound-shape (needs a better word for
 >this) with the meaning 'fast, quick' quite early, and it followed him
 >through various languages. Naturally, I can't remember what shape it
 >was, but it isn't what *I* associate with fast, quick; yet another
 >proof that your art is my trash and vice versa.

        Every language I've created in the last 15 years or so starts
off with the single noun 'nal', "rock, stone."  I'm not sure why I
start with that, but it's nearly an instinct now.

William Annis  -  System Administrator -  Biomedical Computing Group
"When men are inhuman, take care not to feel towards them as they do
towards other humans."                       Marcus Aurelius  VII.65