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Re: Similar (was: 'useful') languages

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2002, 12:59
Lars Henrik Mathiesen scripsit:

> However, in Spinrad's version at least, you don't get the articles > changing from noun phrase to noun phrase.
Naturally. I did that because I was moving from Spinrad's version with the Romance articles to Bester's with the German ones.
> My favourite putdown is from that book: "Nikulturno!" Russian, I think
Basically, but the ending is not Russian. -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --_The Hobbit_


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