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hi peeps, this is pretty intriguing re: root-creation (& linguamanglin') in a
sci-fi context and how sometimes sci-fi words infiltrate everyday (English)
language:

Science Fiction Citations
for the OED

http://www.jessesword.com/SF/sf.shtml


---  ` ,, ` ,, ` ,, `  ` ,~->

Hanuman "Mister Sinister" Zhang, Sloth-Style Gungfu Typist
- "the sloth is a chinese poet upsidedown" --- Jack Kerouac {1922-69}
    <A HREF="http://www.boheme-magazine.net">=> boheme-magazine.net</A>

"Chance is the inner rhythm of the world, & the soul of poetry." - Miguel de
Unamuno

"One thing foreigners, computers, & poets have in common
is that they make unexpected linguistic associations." --- Jasia Reichardt

"There is no reason for the poet to be limited to words, & in fact the poet
is most poetic when inventing languages. Hence the concept of the poet as
'language designer'."  --- O. B. Hardison, Jr.

    "At some point in the next century the number of invented languages will
probably overtake the number of surviving natural languages." - Cullen Murphy
in _Atlantic Monthly_ (October, 1995)  http://www.langmaker.com


"La posie date d' aujour d'hui."   (Poetry dates from today)
"La posie est en jeu."             (Poetry is in play)
                --- Blaise Cendrars

--- *DiDJiBuNgA!!* Hang Binary,baby...---

Hanuman "Stitch" Zhang, ManglaLanger (mangle + manga + lang)
<A HREF="http://www.boheme-magazine.net">=> boheme-magazine.net</A>

     Language[s] change[s]: vowels shift, phonologies crash-&-burn, grammars
leak, morpho-syntactics implode, lexico-semantics mutate, lexicons explode,
orthographies reform, typographies blip-&-beep, slang flashes, stylistics
warp... linguistic (R)evolutions mark each-&-every quantum leap...
...languages are "naturally evolved wild systems... So language does not
impose order on a chaotic universe, but reflects its own wildness back." - Gary
Snyder

"Some Languages Are Crushed to Powder but Rise Again as New Ones" -
a chapter on pidgins & creoles, John McWhorter,
_The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language_

=  gw'araa legooset caacaa !
     reez'arvaa. saalvaa. reecue. scoopaa-goomee en reezijcloo ! =
[Fight Linguistic Waste!
    Save, Salvage, Recover, Scavenge and Recycle!]