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Re: CHAT: neroticism (was: RE: CHAT: the enneagram

From:Andy Canivet <cathode_ray00@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 11, 2002, 3:32
Acualy - I was so ankshus while tipeing that I misspeeled the wurd ;)

Now that u menshun it, Nero-ticism seams prety intristing - dat guy was far
from emoshunally stabel

>From: And Rosta <a-rosta@...> >Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU >Subject: neroticism (was: RE: CHAT: the enneagram >Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 23:04:42 +0100 > >Andy Canivet: > > Emotional Stability (Neroticism), > >I am increasingly finding typos to be the objet trouve gems of >conlanging. What does this one mean? Not a resemblance to Nero, >for that would be _Neronicism_. Some sort of portmanteau of >_necroticism_ and _eroticism_? -- Very compelling. What, then, >would _ecroticism_ mean? Do nerot- and ecrot- mean anything in >Greek? My Liddell Scott is in my other flat, so I try > (what the fuck is that all about?), find >a load of shite, and then work my way to > but find no evidence there >of >these forms in Greek. > >Any further suggestions about the meaning of this word, I would >welcome. > >--And.
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