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> -----Original Message-----
> From: daniel andreasson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, 2002 September 19 16:34
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CONLANG] Stargate Languages (was: Con-Names of Planets)

> > Or Daniel himself, since the original reason he got
> > involved was because of his theories related to
> linguistics. Perhaps
> > he's a "linguistic genius"? :)
>
> Haha. That's what I like to think, since I'm also a
> Daniel and also a linguist (or almost one, in any case.)
>

> > Mostly though, I think he was selected not because they
> thought he was
> > "smarter than the others" but because he didn't have any ties to
> > anyone, a job, etc.  Easy to pick up and move, and kept
> under wraps,
> > if necessary.
>
> No! Don't ruin my dreams of becoming just like him! ;)
>

Er. In that case, I am absolutely certain that he was selected because
of his linguistic genius.  A case of the government actually selecting
the "right person for the job" (generally a miracle). ;)