Re : Yaguello
|From:||Matt Pearson <jmpearson@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 5, 1999, 18:15|
>most people think that making a language is crazy
>because they think it is "impossible".
>they think it is impossible because to most of them
>a language seems a huge, incomprehensible mess of sounds
>with apparently so many parts and structures that they really think
>noone can master it - and anyone claiming to invent another
>mess must be a mess himself.
This may be true for some people, but not all. Some people think
conlangers are crazy because language is something they take
completely for granted, so the idea of making up a new language is
virtually meaningless to them.