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"One man's feast is another man's poison."(wasRe: reading (was French and German (jara: An introduction))

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Sunday, June 8, 2003, 9:14
>"One man's feast is another man's poison."
taa-daa - en g0miileg0 : faest0 bii s0l0 h0mii toxii bii paaraa h0mii. --- Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ = ! gw3rraa leg0set kaakaa! ! riis3rvaa, saaIlvaa, riikuu, sk0paa-g0mii aen riizijkl0! = (Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!)