On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, H. S. Teoh wrote: > The original idea really actually came from the title of a math book, > called "Zero, One, Infinity" (or some variant thereof). So when I started > working on my conlang and came across the issue of plurality, I thought > the "usual" way of singular/plural is too boring. So instead of the idea > of "one" and "many", I thought, how about "zero", "one" and "many"? Makes sense. "Many" is simply the countless things that are there; "zero" is the countless things that aren't there; and "one" is the one thing that is here. > T > Curiosity kills the cat. Moral: don't be the cat. ! Padraic.