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Conlang Card Exchange??

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I could finally recover a card that was sent to the neighbour block! I hope the other ones arrive too. I guess you all received the following message: "Don’t
Leonardo Castro
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4:11 AM

Conscripting: my questions about Glagolitic

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... That's exactly the opposite kind of inconvenient! Glagolitic's "problem" is that the letter-forms are too complex. Book Pahlavi's is that they're too
Alex Fink
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3:47 AM

Applicative Issues

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... As it says early in the applicatives chapter: "more research needed". The author also bemoans that authors of sketches and grammars rarely if ever deep
taliesin the storyteller
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Feb 4

Snow Crash

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On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 12:49 AM, Juanma Barranquero ... ​True. Jaynes's arguments are very compelling. More than thought-provoking, but
Jeffrey Brown
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Feb 3

Common Honey: A collaborative language

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Bee is re-posting his case system proposal at Rain's request. From: Jim Henry Date: Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 9:22 AM Subject: Re:
Jim Henry
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Feb 1

In meinem Blut

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... I could say that, but I don't think that's the intent within the context of the song. I think it's more like the other person's silence is driving the
Herman Miller
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Jan 29

THEORY: Yes-no Or Questions

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... BTW, I made a little mistake: the candidate word is "saite", not "sáite". And I had forgotten that there is another "aportuguesamento" which is far more
Leonardo Castro
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Jan 28

Kůlp Månifesto

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... With respect, that is not the same thing. Neither American nor British spelling is phonemic. Either system is equally suitable for a non-phonemic
R A Brown
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Jan 26

Direction Association

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... I've just found a very nice treatment of the diachrony of the directional systems in the Torres-Banks family
Alex Fink
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Jan 21

Homophones

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I know that 'bird' was an euphemism for penis in Europe as well, so we might not need to postulate an alternate history. Thanks to everyone who replied. The
Matthew George
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Jan 16

Language Families

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... As Logan has said, the answer is yes, this makes perfect sense. I write to point out something else a bit wonky in your question, though. Namely, a
Alex Fink
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Jan 15

Re: A word in honour of a great artist

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... Gea also is a world of magic. I guess we'd call it magic anyway! They'd probably just call it ordinary forces of nature. Doesn't make em any less magical,
Padraic Brown
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Jan 13

How many noun classes do I have?

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... ​This does not seem correct to me. For example, in Arabic, verbal agreement in some circumstances depends on the animacy of the subject (human vs
Jeffrey Brown
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Jan 9

David J. Peterson is on The Daily Show tonight

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I suspect it would be perceived as alienating his audience if he revealed he spoke that many languages. (Yes, I know it's not *as* impressive an
Matthew George
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Jan 8

Word order question

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... Now http://phonotactics.anu.edu.au/ itself is veery interesting... thx! t.
taliesin the storyteller
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Jan 8
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