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 upwith novel, but reasoned, structures for a human language.
I think that is a good point.
Qello mi cogni punto bono.