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>From: Jan van Steenbergen <[log in to unmask]>

> > I wonder what a Germanic development of Vulgar Latin would be like. Or a
> > Romance development of Germanic?
>
>I don't know about any efforts towards the latter; I doubt whether someone
>has
>ever tried. For some reason the Romance conlangs have always vastly
>outnumbered
>their Germanic counterparts.
>
>However, I do know about the existence of two Romance conlangs with a
>Germanic
>development: Germanech (by Jörg Rhiemeyer) and Jelbäzech (by Dan Jones).
>Now I think that Dan (who could well be nicknamed as "The Romlang Machine")
>could very well have done some more efforts in the direction, but I've not
>seen
>any results of that.
>Check this list's archives for Germanech; you will find quite a lot.
>For Jelbäzech (from "Helvetica") you probably need to search the archives
>of
>another group, RomanceConlang (you might need to subscribe first). Anyway,
>you
>can find it at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/romanceconlang.
>
>Jan

Thanks Jan, I've joined that. Wow, there really are too many conlangs and
even conlang groups, I can see I'm not going to get to the bottom of them
all.

Mat


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