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Jörg wrote:

> "H. S. Teoh" wrote:
>
> > > ObConlang
> > >
> > > Have any of your conlangs been banned at any point in their histories?
If
> > > so how did that effect their evolution??
> > [snip]
> >
> > I assume you're talking about internal history? It'd be funny if
somebody
> > actually banned a conlang IRL! :-P In that case, I'd guess that the
> > conlang adopted a chockful of political words / idioms describing a
> > Certain Class of People... :-P
>
> Esperanto was banned in Nazi Germany, and from 1938 to 1956 also in the
> Soviet Union.
>

Yes, I think some experantists were even sent to Auschwitz and Dachau.
There's a book about the subject, can't remember the title (anyway 'tis in
Italian, so I don't know how many of you could read it : )

Luca