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Re: Creating a metaconlang; anyone want to join?

From:Joe Schelin <joe-schelin@...>
Date:Saturday, December 1, 2007, 17:09
> >Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote: > >>* use semantic space* that isn't denotatively used by the language >>itself (e.g. English doesn't have tone, clicks, facial gestures, >>signing, so we could use any of that) > > I like the term "semantic space." > > I am reminded of the secret hand gestures used by the Bene Gesserit in > the "Dune" stories. > > Charlie >
I was going to say that this concept reminds me of the scene in 'Dune' where there is polite conversation going on, with double meanings to some of the words, so there is an extra layer of meaning floating through the conversation. Oh, yeah, I'm new(ish?) I've been lurking for a while, just now decided to post :) Joe