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Eric Christopherson wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2007, at 10:52 PM, Herman Miller wrote:
>> The infixes could be interesting to work out (how do infixes get into 
>> a language, anyway?). But even so, the details of the morphology and 
>> syntax are likely to be more easily managed than the phonology.
> 
> See chapter 5 of 
> http://home.uchicago.edu/~aclyu/papers/NaturalHistoryofInfixation.pdf . 
> I just found this and am very excited to read it, because I've been 
> wondering for a while.

How about that! I'll take a look at this; I'm sure I'll get some ideas 
from there. I've used infixes in other languages (including Rynnan, the 
Elvish language I mentioned in a recent post), but never considered 
before how they might have arisen in the natural course of the history 
of a language.