"Coming out" about conlanging to people in Academia
|From:||Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 21, 2001, 0:44|
on 20/07/2001 16:36, Andreas Johansson at and_yo@HOTMAIL.COM wrote:
> YHL wrote:
>> Plus, anyone who knows we well knows I have a lot of weird hobbies: sf/f
>> writing/reading, conlang, beaded jewellery, silk painting, mathematics,
>> roleplasying, anime, medieval/military history, psychopathology, etc.
>> After all that, conlang is just one more in the mix and it fails to be as,
>> hmm, striking. :-) But of course, not everyone is or wants to be a
>> certified eccentric.
> We really DO need more girls like you on my side of the pond.
We need more like her on this side of the pond as well. :)
The most common reaction to my conlanging is "Why?" followed by relative
disinterest. But I guess my reputation as a geek is pretty well set already