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Re: conculture

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Friday, November 16, 2001, 0:10
In a message dated 14.11.2001 02:04:28 PM, adchaney@MAC.COM writes:

>For me, both the language and the culture are hovering in the same limbo >state of semi-existance right now. But overall they are pretty developed >in parallel, advances in one prompting advances in the other. >
::nods head in understandin':: As Yoon quoted: "The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.--Tom Clancy" What do ya peeps call a conlang that is geared towards creating a possible real subculture? I am kinda in favour of _xenocultural conlang_ or _xenolang_ for short. Or _paracultural conlang_/_paralang_. (AFAIK this is different from an artlang) czHANg... spinnin' his wheels over Lego's phonology (hehe, the /d3/ in "GeoloGy," "Jet," "chanGe" & "Jon-Jonathan", the /3/ in "pleaSure", "treaSure", "televiSion" "de Jure", "ZHivago"... amongst others like /kw/ & /@/) ... & the orthographic aesthetic wonders of the lettres 'x','c','s','z','v','b', 't', 'p', 'y' & 'j' (I am not too fond of 'q','h' & 'k' & - like ms. nicole of fuzzy bleu monkeys fame - nor do i like capitalized lettres much at all - except for [or within, ::evil grin::] proper names & /or as _VerFremDUNGSeffeKtern_ };P~... "Desire can be as fragile as it is sudden." Francoise Giroud


William Annis <annis@...>