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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?). --- *DiDJiBuNgA!!* Hang Binary,baby...--- Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang) <A HREF="">=></A> Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... ...languages are "naturally evolved wild systems... language does not impose order on a chaotic universe, but reflects its own wildness back." - Gary Snyder "Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" - John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_ "WITH MASTS SUNG EARTHWARDS the the sky-wrecks drive. Onto this woodsong you hold fast with your teeth. You are the songfast pennant." - Paul Celan = ¡ gw'araa legooset caacaa ! ¡ reez'arvaa. saalvaa. reecue. scoopaa-goomee en reezijcloo ! = [Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!]