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Re: Goodbye, cruel world

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Thursday, January 8, 2004, 7:16
 --- Christopher Wright skrzypszy:

> I'm going nomail because I'm a thousand messages behind and can stand to > miss five or six messages related to conlanging each day if it means I > actually do some conlanging, and if it means I save six hours or more per > week.
Well, you may always do as I (and many others AFAIK) do: go NOMAIL, and read the messages that interest you online (either at or at In that way it is rather easy to neglect the stuff you don't care for.
> a sample text in Fampónd /fam'pund/, just for the sake of ontopicness: [...] > > Cheraf menon li imenís rishnor li enya þála lanítáþ. Ashina lóm itisa ma > atáþ. Maf cea seríás. Ia se erasítás. Corda atáþ. Idra ushatáþ. Enya > ushcajirítáþ. Talan duc lasórá serásal aventáþ í ayensónd sojítán.
Very pretty!
> The good mother makes bean soup for the errant boy. It is thick and spicy. > He likes it so. But the boy does not return. It is late. It is getting dark. > The mother begins to worry. At ten o'clock, she calls the neighbors to > search along the road.
But if Fampónd is a language of vampires, wouldn't the boy rather be eating blood soup instead? And isn't he supposed to be home before 8:00 AM instead of before it is getting dark? Jan ===== "If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito." ________________________________________________________________________ Yahoo! Messenger - Communicate instantly..."Ping" your friends today! Download Messenger Now