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.
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).
|Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G.
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