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Re: CHAT: Profile of a Conlanger

From:KT <keb29@...>
Date:Thursday, May 13, 1999, 0:54
> >I'm wondering how many people here started conlanging spontaneously, and > how > >many got the idea from existing conlangers, like me (whether those were > >conlangers here on the web, or well-known ones like Tolkien and Okrand). > > I was interested as a kid, it just took a long time for > me to read up on the subject. I have no idea how I > first became interested. >
I've always been interested in languages and have always wanted to make my own, but didn't realise that there were other people who shared this fascination, so I was really pleased to find this list a few months ago. This is my first posting by the way. I'm wading through the FAQ and finding the "technical terms" for those concepts I'd already thought about but didn't have a name for! Katie