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Re: Workshops Review #7

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Thursday, February 6, 2003, 7:44
In a message dated 2003:02:04 09.32.27 PM, gwalla@DESPAMMED.COM writes:

>What would the list for conlangs with multiple source languages be? >Creoleconlang?
PolyglotLang. (Mangalang-style, I almost tpyo'd "Polyglotland.") Hanuman Zhang Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ = ! gw3rra leg0set kaka! ! riis3rva, saIlva, riikuu, sk0pa-g0mii aen riizijkl0! = (Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!)