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Conlang Flag Design

From:David Peterson <thatbluecat@...>
Date:Monday, August 30, 2004, 19:43
This was supposed to go directly to the list, and *not* just to Adrian:

Adrian wrote:

<<I've drawn a (very) rough sketch of a flag, based on the following
ideas and considerations:

[Here's the sketch:

Wow, that's cool!  And your explanation makes it even better.
Even though it's a rough sketch, one can get the idea, and I
think it's great!

I do think *something* should go in the center, though...  Any vexillologists
on the list?  Ooh!  A schwa!  Hee, hee...  In the Society for Linguistics
Undergraduates at Berkeley (SLUG), I made us a mascot that featured
a laid back looking slug with a cape on, and the clasp of the cape was
a large, gold chain that ended in a big schwa right in the middle of his

But yeah, something in the middle...  Something circular, symmetrical...
Well, unless someone came up with a crest/coat of arms.  Then that
would have to go in the center.  What do stars symbolize on flags?  We
could have a big four pointed star in the midle.  Provided it symbolized
something appropriate.

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