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interestin point re: "universals" & ConLangs (was Re: Appositives, more gender, careers

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Saturday, September 9, 2000, 4:11
In a message dated 2000:09:08 6:09:47 PM, artabanos@MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU writes:

>You can, of course, break that language univeral (most universals are >statistical anyways). But what's the motivation for it? That's the >important, and interesting, thing about conlinguistics for me: coming up
with novel, but reasoned, structures for a human language.
I think that is a good point. Qello mi cogni punto bono.