Re: Elephants and hamsters
|From:||Joshua Shinavier <ajshinav@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 28, 1999, 12:20|
> Even worse here, since W. is spoken on another planet. :-) There are
> no Earth creatures there, so that, OTOH, like you, I can make up
> more-or-less any kind of animal I want, but, OTOH, no opportunity to be
> creative with Earth animals' names, just a simple adaptation of the
> English, since English is the only Human language they have contact
> with, such as kika'ta (cat), kima'u's (mouse), kisyu'gaglaida (la-?)
> (sugar-glider), and so on.
So were the settlers of your planet Earth humans, or did they just invent
their language to sound like English?
(Sincere apologies if you've written a hundred posts about this and I haven't
read them; up until recently I was mostly just deleting everything, as I was
swamped with schoolwork)