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Re: Uber newbie-conlanger conlang

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Thursday, March 17, 2005, 15:01
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From: "Joe" <joe@...>

> Muke Tever wrote: > >> Sally Caves <scaves@...> wrote: >> >>> How kludgy do you want it to be? I mean, I can go back as far as my >>> pubescent days, with absolutely NO knowledge of linguistics. Is the >>> kludgy >>> conlang by someone who's had a taste of other conlangs? Or is he a >>> conlang >>> VIRGIN? >> >> [schnipf] >> >> Another thing I havnt seen mentioned here yet is implausibly compact >> semantics, >> as for example in _Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy_ > > > I wouldn't say that's so much a feature of newbie conlanging as comedy > conlanging.
Well, Sai seemed to be asking for "parodies" of a newbie conlang. That's what I tried to give him, originally. I was laughing the entire time. But I take your point. Sally