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In a message dated 2003:03:23 10:34:29 AM, [log in to unmask] writes:

>East Asian Conlangs: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eastasianconlangs
>16 msgs. Discussing projects: Hawali [Raven Silverwings]. Ubykh [natlang]
>as a consonantal monster. Are there any langs with 0 vowels? Tok Pisin and/or
>Bislama as potential IALs.

    Hmm, as a "big fan" of both Bislama & Tok Pisin (esp'ly fond of Bislama),
that last item has me eager and ready to jump on to/into that list :)

Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger

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warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap...

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