Re: Odd Idea
|From:||Irina Rempt <ira@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 13, 2000, 8:29|
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Jim Grossmann wrote:
> Deliberate invention seems like a more reasonable drive for the developments
> you describe. It would be as if someone made fun of speaking in tongues
> (shunda) by making it a language game (shunlangdaguage e shungameda) and
> then having someone make a secret language that sounded like the language
> game so that anyone caught speaking it could claim to be kidding around.
This reminds me of the women in _Native Tongue_ who make up Langlish
to hide the fact that they're working on Láadan: when someone catches
them at it, they have Langlish to show that they're only playing a
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
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