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>I wonder if anyone could develop a truly 'alien' language, since in order
>to
>think about it, it would have to be at least somewhat comprehensible to the
>human mind... but perhaps that is a discussion for another day & time.

We had a short discussion on this here recently. Excluding phonemes which
are impossible for human vocal physiology to produce, I'm personally of the
mind that human language strictures are one box outside of which we as a
species cannot think.

If you can access those past posts, there are a couple of references with
regards to what any language would need in order to discuss the physical
environment, and a reference to Fith (a language for an alien race which
uses stack rather than associative memory).

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