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Re: Dipping my toe in the water

From:Padraic Brown <agricola@...>
Date:Sunday, January 27, 2002, 19:11
Am 27.01.02, Jonathan Knibb yscrifef:

> Newbie alert!
Ye Gods! Another one! ;)
> To introduce myself: my name's Jonathan Knibb, i'm a junior doctor from
What's a "junior doctor"? I can think of a number of possibilities, but doubt they'd even be close.
> Two questions for my first post. Firstly: I've recently had to change my > conlang's name (owing to major phonological overhaul), and came up with > Telona as reasonably euphonic and representative of the language's > sounds/phonology. It strikes me, though, that (probably not by coincidence > .... :) ) 'Telona' is rather similar to the names of certain other, > higher-profile conlangs, notably Tokana, Tepa and Teonaht (and perhaps > others that Dr. Freud is preventing me from remembering :) ).
Not so high profile, but it's quite similar to my Talarian.
> Now I know > this is a slightly unusual thing to ask, but does anyone have any objection > to my using the name Telona for my conlang? If so, now would be a good time > to know.
For my part, I don't mind. As a matter of fact, it makes it much easier when referring to another's conlang, cos I can just say "you know, that T-something conlang"...
> Jonathan.
Padraic. -- Gwerez dah, chee gwaz vaz, ha leal.