> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Larry Sulky > Rex May triggered such a discussion on AUXLANG a month or two ago. > I'll try to remember to look it up tonight and give you a reference. > He and I are currently exploring yet another SSM scheme that is more > 'naturalistic' but it's just some ideas and sample vocabulary so far. It seems to me the best way to make it naturalistic would be to combine two or more different methods so that they complement each other in some way. Maybe something like a combination of tone and word shape, or maybe a certain stress pattern.