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Re: Sounds like...

From:Garrett <3jones@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 18, 1998, 0:59
John Fisher wrote:

> Like other people, I guess, I think that the words I choose in some way > "sound like" their meaning. Probably this is nonsense, but here's a > small test... > > These are all colour words. > > clasant sayl sint lath yev > sharf plenin murud celif sharday > > Here are the meanings (mixed up). Which goes with which? > > yellow black green blue-green purple > white brown pink red blue > > -- > John Fisher > Elet Anta website: > Drummond ro cleshfan merec; fanye litoc, inye litoc
You know what? Our connections between the words could be in a very big way influenced by the English words themselves. Someone who only knows something like chinese, i'm sure, wouldn't do well on this test... -- -Time is what keeps everything from happening at once. -Garrett Jones aka Alkaline Rising Sun - C&C2: Tiberian Sun