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Re: that particular creole Re: You might be a conlanger if...

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Friday, November 12, 2004, 4:15
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 08:37, Rodlox wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Caleb Hines" <cph9fa@...> > To: <CONLANG@...> > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 5:51 PM > Subject: Re: You might be a conlanger if... > > > *Your spouse wakes you up at night asking what "shkazarat kinumoza" means > > (because you were muttering it in your sleep). > > "who is s/he ?" > > > *You ponder a creolization of Arabic, Japanese, Tagalog and Celtic (and > > possibly a historical setting to explain where it came from). > > oh that's easy -- Rome fell earlier...and a Celto-Arab culture dominates > the Indo-Pacific sea lanes.
Ouch! That sounds just like the sort of thing I'd do! Thanks for the tip! ;) Now to get and _learn_ tagalog! -- Wesley Parish * * * Clinersterton beademung - in all of love. RIP James Blish * * * Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?" You ask, "What is the most important thing?" Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata." I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."