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Re: CHAT: Profile of a Conlanger

From:dunn patrick w <tb0pwd1@...>
Date:Friday, May 14, 1999, 21:26
On Fri, 14 May 1999, Padraic Brown wrote:

> Peculiar is as peculiar does: your children will develop knowing you do > conlang (as Irina's children do) and will see it as normal as whatever > else you do (shopping, church going, reading, etc.) They will probably be > amazed when they learn that their friends' parents _don't_ conlang (and, > of course, be heartbroken when their friends call them "gay" because you > do conlang, and like as not because they do as well). > > Padraic.
I've never been called gay for conlanging. Why ever would someone come to that conclusion? *looks puzzled* Of course, I *am* gay, but I should think going out with men would make that more obvious than inventing a language for fictional trolls.