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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: >> GOOMEELEGOO >> fictional diachronic language - A model language with an elaborate >> fictional >> history, typically tracing its evolution from an ancestor language or >> language >> 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 Shakespeare). "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 --- *DiDJiBuNgA!!* Hang Binary,baby...--- Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang) <A HREF="">=></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_ = ¡ gw'araa legooset caacaa ! ¡ reez'arvaa. saalvaa. reecue. scoopaa-goomee en reezijcloo ! = [Fight Linguistic Waste! Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!]