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Re: thlIngan Hol and T-Shirt

From:Marcus Smith <smithma@...>
Date:Thursday, September 28, 2000, 2:09
wwang wrote:

> Greetings. Lurker here delurking for a moment.
Please. Delurk more often. We always enjoy new comers.
> I haven't looked at Klingon in years, but I remember thinking > that the complicated system of subject/object pronominal > affixes were reminescent of Algonquin (and perhaps other Native > American?) languages. IIRC, I later read that native American > languages were among Okrand's inspirations.
He is a professional linguist who does work on the Native American languages in California. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that he borrowed some of their features.
> Anyway, I'm glad to have found such a group of like-minded > souls. I may have more to say when my language is worth > talking about.
Jump on in. Not all of the languages that get discussed are well developed. We welcome all types and sizes. =============================== Marcus Smith AIM: Anaakoot "When you lose a language, it's like dropping a bomb on a museum." -- Kenneth Hale ===============================