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Re: OT: auxlangers vs. artlangers (was OT: lingua fracas)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, June 20, 2003, 17:02
Quoting Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>:

> >Or perhaps it is that people with a good feeling for language, > skilled > >linguists or not, will realize that the little details don't really > >matter that much for learnability or usability. If they should want > to > > Good point, and one I have wondered about re: the arguments... sorry, > debates ... on AUXLANG. > E.g. I myself do not care whether a romance based auxlang uses "le" or > "la", > etc. as the definite article, > or "-av-" or "-ab-" to mark a preterite, since I (and any speaker of a > romace language?) can readily make such a minor shift in > comprehension.
Remind me, when I finally come around to start constructing the IAL to conquer the world (by making the brains of all other people implode), to make the definite article "lol". Andreas