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Re: THEORY: irregular conlangs

From:Christophe Grandsire <grandsir@...>
Date:Monday, October 4, 1999, 8:02
Sally Caves wrote:
> > I think the trend in conlanging, and I might be wrong, is > away from "logical" towards "natural." Am I right? > When I conducted the "Lunatic Survey" a year ago, I > got the sense, too, that the exotic was in more demand > than the logical. >
My personal evolution is just like that. My first attempts were to make a "logical", or at least regular language, and then I evolved to more artistic (if not naturalistic) and less regular conlangs, especially now that I'm on the list and can compare what I do with what is done by others.
> Sally > > ============================================================ > SALLY CAVES > > (bragpage) > (T. homepage) > (all else) > ===================================================================== > Niffodyr tweluenrem lis teuim an. > "The gods have retractible claws." > from _The Gospel of Bastet_ > ============================================================
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