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Shaxepere; was: Natlag

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Sunday, March 12, 2006, 5:19
Snicker!  An' it's lagging, ain't it!

I see these insults as infelicitous illocutions, if you know what I mean.  I
had to explain this to my class, when one student was very unwilling to
utter any of them from the Shakespearean Insult Generator.  If it's a class
exercise, or an example made of your excellent and jocular re-invention of
fustilarian, Adam, and if it is uttered within the wrong context for real
insultation and before an understanding audience of congenial, non-abrasive
people, and expecially if it doesn't refer to your mother or your religion,
it can't really be an insult.

So hit me with a C-insult.  I'm too lazy to look up any in my Teonaht
glossary.  Easier to use Shakespeare.  In the meantime, I sincerely remain

indolent, temulent, tallow-catching wench,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Walker" <carrajena@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 4:00 PM
Subject: Re: Natlag: Middle English impersonal verbs

> --- Sally Caves <scaves@...> wrote: > >> Thou fen-sucking, musty pustularian, thou! >> > LOL > > Adam who doesn't know how to take that (but ought to > work on some C-an insults to take his revenge) > > Dichiruns sivi, «In il Betuemi djul Judja pervia azig niscrivid peu'l > davri, «Ed tu, Betuemi djal terra djal Judja, nun si djils daliris djal > Judja ul mindrisimu puña vinijid djil ti il daliri fin paxed ul mi pobuu, > il Istreli.» > > Mach 2:5-6 >


Adam Walker <carrajena@...>