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Sample Sentences (Was: Re: A Grammar for a Pictographic conlang)

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 22:12
--- On Wed, 12/17/08, Rik Roots <rik@...> wrote:

> From: Rik Roots <rik@...>
> > > Many thanks. Reading through, I see it's a learning > text (for English) > rather than a testing text - which is not /quite/ what > I'm after. > > Rik
According to the preface of the book the book is for teaching English-speaking students how to diagram sentences. They start very simple and get more complex. I have found that they cover an awful lot of grammatical ground and make excellent test sentences for conlangs. In addition, they provide a wide ranging lexicon that helps fill holes in conlang dictionaries. --gary


Rik Roots <rik@...>