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Re: Misspelling of the day

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 31, 2002, 7:20
In a message dated 2002/12/30 04.23.17 AM, hsteoh@QUICKFUR.ATH.CX writes:

>I wonder if yall's conlangs have the potential for this sort of pun / >mangling. :-)
"Science" in gomilego is _siensi_ / - almost like saying "see-'n'-see" ;) Gomilego - being a "sci-fi" conlang based on polyglottism, pidgins, creoles, "mixed languages", slang and word-play - is full of these manglings. Hanuman Zhang, 3-Toed-Sloth-Style Gungfu Typist & Lingua-Mangler ;) "the sloth is a chinese poet upsidedown" --- Jack Kerouac {1922-69} €º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€€º°`°º€ø,¸~-> "One thing foreigners, computers, and poets have in common is that they make unexpected linguistic associations." --- Jasia Reichardt "There is no reason for the poet to be limited to words, and in fact the poet is most poetic when inventing languages. Hence the concept of the poet as 'language designer'." --- O. B. Hardison, Jr. "At some point in the next century the number of invented languages will pro bably overtake the number of surviving natural languages." - Cullen Murphy in _Atlantic Monthly_ (October, 1995) "La poésie date d' aujour d'hui." (Poetry dates from today) "La poésie est en jeu." (Poetry is in play) --- Blaise Cendrars