'Magnimonious' was Re: Futurese
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 3, 2002, 13:05|
On Thursday 02 May 2002 22:47, Jonathan Knibb wrote:
> Peter Clark wrote:
> Alas, there are two wee problems with creating an IAL; [...] two, the
> problem I lovingly refer to as the Highlander Problem, that is, There Can
> Be Only One. Now, some may be magnimonious and say that there can be two
> IALs, but those are few and far between.
> 'Magnimonious' ... hmmm. Is that when you start out being magnanimous and
> end up being acrimonious?
You know, I think that's a very fine definition, and I am quite pleased that
I coined that. It seems especially appropriate in context of auxlangs, doncha
I now await And Rosta's blessing upon my most recent creation. :)