Re: Project: Contact!
|From:||Hanuman Zhang <zhang@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 28, 2006, 3:09|
Likewise... I was on AuxLang when pidgins and creoles were still looked down
upon (late 1990's- early 2000's) and when AuxLang was flamewar-happy ... I
have heard that has changed a bit.
on 7/22/06 11:58 PM, Joseph B. at darkmoonman@GMAIL.COM wrote:
> Sounds like fun. Pidgins & creoles have been a long-time interest of mine.
>> Two people who each have their own distinct conlang
>> get together and devise a contact language using
>> elements of both conlangs, such that native speakers
>> of the two conlangs can communicate with each other in
>> a basic way.
Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger
"Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" -
title of a chapter on pidgins and creoles, John McWhorter,
_The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_
"We use words to understand each other and even, sometimes,
to find each other." - Jose Saramago