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Re: Counting/Numbers

From:Abrigon Gusiq <abrigon@...>
Date:Friday, July 19, 2002, 4:23
I often find the gobblygook that many people on the list seem to
speak/write to be confusing, but I muddle thru. I also thought I had
what I was replying to in the message sent. Namely that I once had a
conlang/culture where the speakers had six fingers on each of their
hands. And that they would count 1-6, and then 1 hand and 1. One hand of
6 plus 1 finger.

Instead of putting down what someone says, might look beyond it. The
second part of the post spoke more of what I was saying that the first


Message: 1
   Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 20:04:50 +0100
   From: Tim May <butsuri@...>
Subject: Counting/Numbers

Abrigon Gusiq writes:
 > I once had a conlang where the race speaking it did it.
 > One hand and 1 finger. They had 6 fingers so they had a base 6 or 12
 > number system.
 > Mike

I'm not trying to hold anyone to a rigidly formal writing style, but
either reply to existing posts or reform your grammar.  I have no idea
what the second "it" in your first sentence refers to.  Neither do I
understand the first sentence of the second paragraph, which contains
no verb.  This all might make sense if it were a reply to another post
that you had quoted, but as it is I don't see how I could be expected to

understand what you're trying to say.