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> I'd like to see a "cosmic" (Latin _saeculum_, Greek _kosmos_) use
> of "it" in
> a conlang, with the following meanings:
>
> It's (the weather) hotter than a stump burning at both ends today.
> It's (the world, the times) all going to hell in a handbasket.
> It's (what people are saying nowadays) all bulls**t to me.
>
> ~Danny~

I can see the environment pronoun being used for the first two but not
really the third. The third seems like it would be referring back to some
concept that was already being discussed earlier. The first two sentences
don't need a context to make sense, but the third one begs the question,
"but what is it you're saying is bulls**t?" if uttered out of context.

--
Garrett Jones
http://www.alkaline.org