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Re: Song titles

On 17 April 2015 at 20:08, Herman Miller wrote: [...] ... Hm. I would've gone with "eight-armed slug". "Eight-armed snail" makes me
Logan Kearsley
7:54 PM
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Song titles

Here's something fun if you don't have the time to translate whole songs: take a song title and try to translate it. If the title is part of the song lyrics,
Herman Miller
7:25 PM
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

On Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:54:42 -0400 ... C.S.Lewis wrote that all literature exists on a continuum from lyric poetry to myth. As an example of the former, he
David McCann
12:11 PM
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Re: Worst poetry language

Okay, which would you say is worse for love poetry? ... On Thu, 4/16/15, David Peterson wrote: Subject: Re: Worst poetry language To:
Kalem Tysick
Apr 17
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Re: The subject is for the predicate as the object is for...

Natlangs which work like this are said to have "symmetrical" voice systems. There are quite a few such languages in the Austronesian family.
Siva Kalyan
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

But it is quite the opposite of ambiguous, so maybe it isn't.
Mechthild Czapp
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

9 squared is 81. ... -- *Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing. -- Arundhati Roy*
Larry Sulky
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry language

" ...an exolang for a species which reproduces asexually, that would make love poetry extremely cumbersome..." ~ Mechthild Czapp Love is not sexual
Paul Schleitwiler, FCM
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

Draque may not havebeen able to superscript the "2". With that small typographic change, "ninety-two" turns into "nine-squared".
Chris Peters
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

Hmm, math may already be poetry, to the degree that it can be described as elegant. stevo On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Daniel Bowman
MorphemeAddict
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

A related topic, how about the worst languages for music? Leaving out languages that are not spoken (ie, constructed sign languages like Rikchik), I've always
Chris Peters
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

12 + 144 + 20 + 3 Sqrt[4]) / 7 ) + 5*11 = 92 + 0 A dozen, a gross, and a score, plus three times the square root of four, divided by seven, plus five times
Draque
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry/musical language

It's mostly an amusing limerick, and only works in English, but it seemed relevant ^^. Also, as was mentioned earlier, the superscript wasn't copied, so 92->
Draque
Apr 16
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Re: Worst poetry language

Is there anything similar to poetry in math? stevo
MorphemeAddict
Apr 16
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Re: The subject is for the predicate as the object is for...

Rick Morneau talks about a (pragmatic) inverse voice in his Latejami. It switches subject and direct objective more completely than simple passive does. He
MorphemeAddict
Apr 16
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