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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