On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, daniel andreasson wrote:

> First of all, a big welcome to James O'Connell and
> Andrew Chaney!

Ditto, now that their names are once more where I can see them.  :-p

> YHL wrote:
> > Am I the only person who *didn't* start conlanging in earnest
> > (as opposed to the pathetic 6th grade semi-French-rune-English
> > attempt that doesnt' count) before the age of 20? <pulling a face>
> I don't really remember when I started. I'm terrible with years.
> But it must have been in my first term at uni, IIRC, which I
> probably don't. Anyway. I also seem to remember that I joined
> this list about a year after starting to conlang, and since my
> 2nd year conlang list birthday was Sept 17 1998, that would
> seem to match up. I'm 23 now, so that would mean that I started
> at the age of twenty, i.e. not before twenty. Yay! Yoon, you're
> not alone! ;)

<wry g>

> > YHL, looking around virtually at all the brilliant people
> > out there
> Well, since I'm super extra brilliant and a bit sparky too,
> I guess that would include me. ;)

<laugh>  Yes indeed.