Re: ANADEWISM: Natlangs that do comparison with true verbs?
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 17:43|
On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 06:28:55PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote:
> What's ANADEWISM?
> A Natlang's Already Done ... ??
ANADEW = A Natlang's Already Dunnit Except Worse.
Used to describe a prospective unusual conlang feature that turns out
to be not so unusual after all, when compared with a natlang that
takes it to further extremes. :-)
Give a man a fish, and he eats once. Teach a man to fish, and he will sit