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Re: Disgusting thread... ;-)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 5:56
Since Steen hasn't replied yet (at least, not in this thread), I'll
give it a shot.

On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 18:17:58 -0500, Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...> wrote:
[about Jan van Steenbergen]
> So where do you come from? You have a Dutch name,
and AFAIK he's Dutch.
> a British email address,
I don't know why this is. Possibly because allows you to forward email, whereas, say, does not allow this for free accounts (you have to use their webmail interface).
> a French website
Because Christophe Grandsire, who is French (but living in the Netherlands IIRC) has an account a and could give out subdomains to friends, including Steen.
> and an indeciphrable consonant cluster as introduction line...
The two 'y's in 'skrzypszy' are vowels; the word is a Wenedyk form of Latin 'scripsit', I believe. (Wenedyk being, very roughly speaking, Latin with Polish phonology, and one of Steen's conlangs.) Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> Watch the Reply-To!


Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>