The proverbial two birds
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 27, 2000, 2:04|
The Gray Wizard wrote:
>English: Fight linguistic extinction... invent a language!Kash: mundukka andakaleni sendesh-- rumaleka!
Oppose extinction-of languages-- create (them)
(subject to change...........)
>Both of these may be too long for a T-Shirt so I would suggest the second
>half of the phrase only.
>English: Invent a language!Kash: (lit.) rumaleka sende-- or, ara mirumale sende 'let's create a
Re the wider debate on what does/does not belong on the T-shirt. If our
criterion is conlangs as _artlangs_ (not intentionally meant for
international use; no ideological or idealistic baggage), then Esperanto no,
Quenya, Sindarin and Klingon yes. If we mean _our_ conlangs only, then none
I am really neutral on this......But our craft does have roots, so on
balance I could live with either decision-- yea, even unto Esperanto.