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CONLANG  May 2017, Week 4

CONLANG May 2017, Week 4

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Re: Conlang-L History: ANADEW

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Arthaey Angosii <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:44:41 +0000

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And now I'm feeling nostalgic for my active conlanging days… I do miss
y'all! But real life, etc etc…

ObConlang: my husband is running his first D&D campaign and wanted to
create a name generator. Oh how I wanted to cackle and tell him that naming
langs are the gateway conlanging drug… ;)


--
AA


On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 21:55 Amanda Babcock Furrow <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Man, I miss those days.  Back when we needed the five-post limit...
>
> But I submit that there was an even earlier time!  A time before
> webpages!  A time when fixed-width ASCII presentations of one's
> grammar were all we could hope for, and when most of the list
> discussion wasn't even very artlangy...
>
> Yes...
>
> The early 90s.
>
> Now there is a bygone era.
>
> tylakèhlpë'fö,
> Amanda
>
> On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 06:41:17AM +1100, A Walker Scott wrote:
> > Wow! Those names are a blast from the past!
> >
> >
> > On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Carsten Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was just wondering today when the first time was that "ANADEW" was
> > > mentioned on Conlang-L, and I dug up the message below from
> antediluvian
> > > times.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Carsten
> > >
> > > On Wed, 5 Mar 2003 14:12:52 -0500, H. S. Teoh <[log in to unmask]
> > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >
> > > >On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 07:45:40PM +0100, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > > >> I dunno if we ever made an official name for the law that says that
> for
> > > >> any feature you can think up for a conlang, no matter how freaky,
> there
> > > >> is at least one natlang that's already doing it, except ten times
> worse.
> > > >
> > > >Hmm. I've yet to find a natlang with a case system that resembles
> > > >Ebisedian's. Not that I doubt it, just that I haven't found any yet.
> > > >
> > > >> If not, we should give it a shortish name for easy reference.
> > > >[snip]
> > > >
> > > >How about ANADEW? A Natlang's Already Dunnit Except Worse. :-)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >T
> > > >
> > > >--
> > > >People say I'm indecisive, but I'm not sure about that. -- YHL,
> CONLANG
> > >
>

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