_glurp_ (wasRe: Arvorec comes of age)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 6, 2003, 21:26|
In a message dated 2003:04:05 09:04:54 PM, devobratus@MYACTIVEWARE.COM writes:
>Christian Thalmann wrote:
>> > Glurp. My bad- I used the same basic format as I do for the Arvorec
>> > Dictionary, which has etymologies for each word- I must have forgotten
>to take some of the abbreviations out.
>>Why not keep the etymologies in the list? I for one
>>would be interested in seeing where the words came
Hehe, Google for _glurp_... neat word...
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_
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