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210940

Re: "A priori"

Perhaps, it makes sense to speak of the sources of the conlang, rather than using "a priori" or "a posteriori". For example, Olivier specifically says that his
Jeffrey Brown
9:12 AM
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210939

Re: Historical Linguistics

Thanks. ... -- Pen Name: Mellissa Green Twitter @abluegreenunivs website www.abluegreenuniverse.com
Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews
8:01 AM
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210938

Re: Historical Linguistics

... Yes, signing was used in 19th cotton mills and AFAIk in similar noisy, industrial environments. Signing has been used for centuries among silent monastic
R A Brown
5:03 AM
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210937

Re: Historical Linguistics

I think a hearing community could live with a sign language, if they were using it in an environment where there hearing was negated. Think of the man who
Jim Thain
1:42 AM
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210936

Re: "A priori"

One thing I've noticed is that the terms "a priori" and "a posteriori" have both largely fallen out of favour in the community at large. The last couple of
Pete Bleackley
1:26 AM
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210935

Re: "A priori"

... [snip] ... Yes - but yesterday I also asked that we do waste time or energy revisiting the topic. ... No. BPJ had written: "It is indeed surprising that
R A Brown
12:19 AM
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210934

Historical Linguistics

Hi, what are the group's historical linguistics of their conlangs? Also, can a hearing community live with only a sign language and gestures? -- Pen Name:
Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews
6:53 PM
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210933

"A priori" (was: Wahat does make a good script?)

Hallo conlangers! ... It was Ray who brought that up, after someone (I forgot who) talked about "a priori" scripts (referring to scripts with freshly-invented
J=c3=b6rg_Rhiemeier
2:53 PM
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210932

Re: Wahat does make a good script? (Was: Conscripting: my questions

... No, I don't think it does either. ... Yes, we tend to be conservative when it comes to writing. Even the minor differences between British & American
R A Brown
11:37 AM
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210931

答复: Wahat does make a good script? (Was: Conscripting: my questi

发件人: Constructed Languages List 代表 Jörg Rhiemeier 发送时间: 2016年2月11日 23:20
Douglas Koller
Feb 11
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210930

Re: Wahat does make a good script? (Was: Conscripting: my questions

What?! There wasn't an Association of Mesopotamian Scribes???! There damn well should have been! We must rectify that deplorable situation, albeit somewhat
Jeffrey Brown
Feb 11
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210929

Re: Wahat does make a good script? (Was: Conscripting: my questions

On Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:21:42 -0800 ... This "conspiracy theory" argument seems common but it doesn't stand up. Firstly, such systems were used over a wide
David McCann
Feb 11
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210928

Re: Common Honey: A collaborative language

... welcomes all tribe members to join a google hangout or to suggest another platform where the tribe can gather perhaps once a month to chat about the state
Daniel Swanson
Feb 11
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210927

Re: Wahat does make a good script? (Was: Conscripting: my questions

Hallo conlangers! ... Is there a _not_ missing in that sentence? ... Fair. The letters are more complex than needed. Maybe they indeed started as cryptograms,
J=c3=b6rg_Rhiemeier
Feb 11
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210926

Re: Happy New Year!

... Making maps is easy if the same terrain occurs also in our world. The digital elevation model files can be downloaded for free, and there are several other
A. da Mek
Feb 11
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