Re: COMMENT, request for: on goomeelegoo background data
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 6, 2004, 3:26|
In a message dated 2004:04:05 03:20:04 PM, draqonfayir@JUNO.COM writes:
>On Apr 5, 2004, at 10:56 AM, J Y S Czhang wrote:
>> fictional diachronic language - A model language with an elaborate
>> history, typically tracing its evolution from an ancestor language or
>> family (which may be a natural language or model language).
>> Science-fictional language of the _goomee-djen_, Transhumanoids and
>> "ChimpManzees" on a generation ship augmented and piloted by an AI.
>So, what are these transhumanoids and chimpmanzees? :)
Cybernetically-augmented Sapiens and "evolved"/bioengineered Primates -
some of the survivors from a frozen, war-ruined Earth circa 2492 C.E..
The _goomee-djen_ mark the "official" birth of their language
_goomeelegoo_ in the year 2564 C.E. (a 1,000 yrs. after the birth of William
"WITH MASTS SUNG EARTHWARDS
the the sky-wrecks drive.
Onto this woodsong
you hold fast with your teeth.
You are the songfast
pennant." - Paul Celan
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Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang)
<A HREF="http://www.boheme-magazine.net">=> boheme-magazine.net</A>
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...
...languages are "naturally evolved wild systems... language does not impose
order on a chaotic universe, but reflects its own wildness back." - Gary Snyder
"Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" -
John McWhorter, _The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_
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