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Romaklono (jara: A prioi vs. A posteriori ?)

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Thursday, February 6, 2003, 8:39
 --- James Landau skrzypszy:

> Hey, does anyone here want to try a hand at making a jokelang called > Romaklono or Eurokloni or something like that? (-o or -i, depending on what > you decide all nouns will end in). The language will have all the most > salient traits of the Euroclone proposals, with all the worst trends that you > keep seeing in all the IAL descriptions really overdone. It will come > complete with the endless and repetitive bragging that people who want to > outdo Esperanto emit, with its own site that announces that [language name > here] is a wonder language, is faster and easier to learn than ANY other > language in the world, has easily recognized roots, can solve ALL the > problems of language, repeated over and over again. Its advertising will > exude the attitude seen again and again in those people who seem to think > that there would be no more oppression, repression or cultural conflict and > all these horrible things never would have happened if only we had all spoken > a language in which the word for strawberry was "edijubilo" and the word for > mango was "edigabilo". It will claim to be an auxiliary language, but the > rest of the site will make pretty clear the impression that it tries to > REPLACE all other languages and stick a blade up to people's throats to > coerce everyone into learning it. It will be heralded as a newly discovered > miracle cure for all the world's ills, when even the vocabulary isn't much > different at all from any other Euroclones.
Great idea! But not after you've read the following message: (don't forget to copy'n'paste both lines of the link) Jan ===== "Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts


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