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Re: Greenberg's universals for SVO languages & Caos Pidginruff-sketch

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Sunday, September 10, 2000, 22:05
On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 04:04:12PM -0400, Nik Taylor wrote:
> :-) Well, English was a very minor language in 1500, and now it's a > major world language. Who knows? Maybe some small country (like, say, > Finland or Romania) today will lead the colonization of Space, and thus > their lang will be a major Solar language. :-)
[snip] Or maybe an obsessive conlanger from among us will spear-head the colonization of Space, and start coining new terminology using his/her own artlang, which then catches on, gets pidginized with whatever other language is dominant at the time, and so an artlang becomes a dominant language... Hmmm.... ;-) T