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).
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.