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Re: POLL: lablang/engelang

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 15, 2002, 21:08
Walter wrote:
>(...) > > C*. engelang, engilang (pick one) > > (...) > > J*. lablang > > > > (the starred ones are the most popular ones > > according to e-mails i've read on the list). > >Even after one of them is chosen, I believe nothing will keep >people from choosing either one, right? I mean, although we >have 'conlang', there's also Jeffrey Henning's 'modlang' >('MODel LANGuage')[1], which IMO nicely fits his own description.
It may be due to my half-membership in the computer gaming community, but it takes me some mental effort not to read "modlang" as "modified language" or some such. Perhaps Basic English could be said to be a "modified language" based on English? Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Join the world’s largest e-mail service with MSN Hotmail.


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