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Re: CHAT: Conlang dreams revisited

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Monday, February 14, 2000, 9:16
At 11:13 04/02/00 -0600, you wrote:
> >Completely off-topic, but I think "the daring and unusual prefix" is >such a wonderfully delicious expression! I've always admired >Tolkien's plotting more than his prose style, but every now and then he >came up with a real gem! Describing a lowly prefix as "daring and unusual" >seems to me to sum up all the pleasures of conlanging in a single phrase. > >Matt. >
Let me answer to that as a mark of my return at school after one week of very nice holidays :) . I obviously agree completely with this (in fact, I often come with this kind of feeling when I finally find *the* solution to express something in a particular language I'm working on). Christophe Grandsire |Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G. "Reality is just another point of view." homepage :