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OT: Poetic License

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Thursday, March 27, 2003, 1:01
Why is it that song lyrics can get away with saying what would otherwise be
terribly sappy/trite and make it sound romantic/poetic?

ObConlang:  How much work have you done on figurative or poetic language in
your conlangs?  For myself, I have very little.  I only just got a
literary-register form of the first-person pronoun.



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