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'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 think? I now await And Rosta's blessing upon my most recent creation. :) :Peter


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