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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: > [snip] >> 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 Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode, orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap... "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


R A Brown <ray@...>