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Re: help with starting out

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Saturday, July 1, 2000, 3:07
Barry Garcia wrote:
> > CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU writes: > >Sounds and phonology and phonetics and such have always facinated me, so > >I'm enjoying this a great deal. > > > >Maybe a new sort of relay, where the first message is in a conlang (or > >maybe even in English, or some other language) and it is given just with > >a phonological transcription, and each person has to adapt it into their > >language's phonology, in the manner that a speaker of their conlang > >would percieve it when spoken by a speaker of the Conlang that preceeded > >it in the relay. It'd be fun to see if the person who started it could > >comprehend the final version, and which languages changed it the most. > > Hmm, that would be interesting I think. It's interesting to see how > speakers of different languages would change sounds in foreign words.
That's the idea, although I'd prefer if something like this wasn't done until I get back from camp (or Europe, if we actually end up going), which would be on the 3rd of September. I'll post a message either way.
> > > >Anyways, just a thought. > > > >Also, are the new Saalangal webpages up yet? > > Not yet, I plan to work on them tonight. >
Alright, either post a link here or email me privately at, I'll check my email again tomorrow morning at the latest.