Re: CHAT: Anyone see the irony?
|Date:||Wednesday, November 4, 1998, 5:14|
Diana Slattery wrote:
> Well, here's words from another lurker (and proud of it) grinning to herself
> wondering whether to throw down the challenge to have the eldest conlangers
> identify themselves.
>Duke Keenan is a 41 year old Cook who keeps his mouth shut about
linguistics because he has learned that he doesn't know anything.
> And--re: the peevishness--it's like any social group--family, club,
> legislature, world population--we're all intending to make nice with each
> other, but, well, backs get up and human cantankerousness takes over.
> (Aside: how many conlangers have in their vocabularies a word for
> cantankerousness? If you post them, I'll make a limerick out of them, which
> will be put to music and sung when things get hot.
>Sure! I'll start by giving you the Ok word for it: Auxk
> Actually, I'm not just here to lurk, but learn and bide time until my
> conlang is ready (sort of) for prime time with its web made public around
[Toungue in cheek mode -ON-]
<G> Bide all the time you like. Soon, Ok will conquer -ALL-!!! <G>
[Toungue in cheek mode -OFF_
> And I am personally delighted that the teenagers are coming out of the
> closet--I've been visiting every site--if you haven't been to Adam Parrish's
> domain, know that he is a maker of games--something I've been thinking is
> very much in the heart of the spirit, impulse, and obsession of conlanging.