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Betreft: Re: Steg's wonderful .sig (and a question)

From:Rob Nierse <rnierse@...>
Date:Friday, November 5, 1999, 8:42
Jenifer wrote:
> How can you justify making new languages > that no one uses when so many languages of culture are fast dying?
This reminds me of the time I wanted to learn Hebrew. Classmates said: it isn't spoken anymore, why do you want to learn it, why don't you learn Ivrit? About justifying your conlang: this is my standard answer: "I can't justify." Normally people are shocked and ask: "Then why do you make languages?" I answer: "I just like it. Tell me one activity that's nicer?" No matter what they answer, I just say "incorrect, conlanging is nicer".