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Re: I may not be a bearded, left-handed, gay Lithuanian, but ...

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Monday, May 29, 2006, 23:59
to counterpoint the underlying metaphor of the ... no, wait, wrong station! ;)

Largely because Lithuanian and Latvian (and Old Prussian) have some of the most
archaic features in modern European languages, and that should nicely
counterpoint the Sanskrit I also intend learning soon.  And, who knows, I may
just wind up doing an Old PIE conlang, just for the fun of it!  (You know,
rewinding a few of the proposed PIE examples (conlangs in reality, except
professional linguists don't want to admit it ;) into a combined Old PIE ;)

Good enuff!?! :-)

Wesley Parish

Quoting "veritosproject@GMAIL.COM" <veritosproject@...>:

> And..._why_, oh _why_, are you trying to learn Latvian? > > On 5/29/06, Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...> wrote: > > I've got my grubby little hands on a copy of Teach Yourself Latvian! > (the > > old, original series printed and published in the UK.) > > > > First book on the Baltic languages I've ever owned. ;) > > > > Wesley Parish > > -- > > Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish > > ------------- > > Mau ki ana, he aha te mea nui? > > You ask, "What is the most important thing?" > > Maku ki ana, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata. > > I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people." > > >
"Sharpened hands are happy hands. "Brim the tinfall with mirthful bands" - A Deepness in the Sky, Vernor Vinge "I me. Shape middled me. I would come out into hot!" I from the spicy that day was overcasked mockingly - it's a symbol of the other horizon. - emacs : meta x dissociated-press