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Exian or Tech?

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 9, 2002, 7:53
--- Andreas Johansson wrote:

> Danny Wier wrote: > > The elf language Exian (or maybe I'll go back to > > calling it Tech; whaddya'll prefer?) > > Prefer Tech. The name Exian is to remicent of > Ecksian (mock-australian from Pratchett's _The Last > Continent_), and looks too much like a play on > unknown-ese (unless that's a desired effect).
I'm not quite sure. "Tech" does not exactly sound like the name of an elf language, but rather like the "metallic" language of a bunch of mindless killer bots. I'm not saying that a beautiful language (which is definitely the case here) must necessarily have a beautiful name, but if you want the name to cover its load somehow, I believe "Exian" would fit better. Jan ===== "You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe." --- J. Michael Straczynski __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts