Re: CHAT Graeca sine flexione (was: Greek plosives)
|From:||Hanuman Zhang <zhang@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 3, 2006, 4:24|
on 2/2/06 8:52 PM, R A Brown at ray@CAROLANDRAY.PLUS.COM wrote:
> taliesin the storyteller wrote:
>> Graeca sine flexione, now that's a language that needs to be made!
>> Any takers?
EEK! Eh?, Graeca sine flexione sounds bit too much like Glosa, the
auxlang... then again Glosa's roots are about 1/3 Latin.
Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger
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