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CONLANG  April 2001, Week 2

CONLANG April 2001, Week 2

Subject:

Re: Blandness (was: Uusisuom's influences)

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Tommie L Powell <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 9 Apr 2001 23:31:23 -0700

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On Mon, 9 Apr 2001 Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> Tommie L Powell wrote:
> > My people (Washington State immigrants from
> > eastern Oklahoma) said [ajdi:] for "idea" but it
> > meant a proposal or intention (not a notion).
>
> /hej, aj @v a grejt ajdi:/
> is an example of what I'd say...
>
Very good example!  And a sentence such as
"That's my idea of heaven" made no sense in my
people's dialect.  Instead, you'd have to say
"That's my notion of heaven."
--Tommie

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