Re: Babel text in Southern Brish (was: Re: Babel text in Spanzhol
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 6, 2004, 3:26|
In a message dated 2004:04:05 05:11:01 PM, a.rosta@V21.ME.UK writes:
> [...] Southern Brish is spoken in most of England, except for the North,around
2500 CE. [...]
Me thinks that the 25th Century seems to hold some sorta strange
attraction to both our conlangs' concultures ;)
>Therefore is the name of it called Babel;
>defo z dnejm j kuz baw
>because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth:
>kz dluz z de kNfEn dlENgZ u dj@t
::taken aback and doin' double-takes:: WoW! NeaT-O!
Kinda reminds me of Russell Hoban's futuristic phonemic-like rendering of
English thru-out his novel _Riddley Walker_ & sections of Iain M. Bank's
_Feersum Indjuun_ (sp?).
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