Hallo! On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 10:58:39 -0400, "Mark J. Reed" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Is there a separate list for conculturing vs. conlanging? I was > wondering if anyone had created new sports that are played in their > conculture. Would seem to be a good source of specialized vocabulary > needing no gloss. Or tabletop games (card/board), for that matter . . > . There is the Conculture mailing list ([log in to unmask]) of course, but it has been virtually hi-jacked by the Ill Bethisad folks. I'd say an occasional conculture post here isn't objectionable - more than half of the list traffic on CONLANG has even less to do with *conlangs* than that. Regarding con-sports, I have only a few *very* sketchy ideas about Elvish (Old Albic) sports. They ran, swam, rode horses, played a ball game similar to field hockey, and had a martial arts tradition somewhat resembling east Asian martial arts. And while the ancient Greeks performed their exercises naked (the words "gymnasium" and "gymnastics" contain the word _gymnos_ `naked'), the Elves performed theirs (even swimming) fully clothed. I don't know of parlour games yet, but I have to invent a board game or two for them some day. Greetings, Jörg.