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Dirk Elzinga, On 14/08/2007 00:44:
> On 8/13/07, Mia Soderquist <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I think Shemspreg looks better than Europaio.
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> They've got themselves an
>> orthographically hideous auxlang, aesthetically speaking. But that's
>> entirely subjective. Maybe it sounds better than it looks. Maybe my
>> tastes just run in a different direction.
> 
> Well, I intended Shemspreg to be pretty simple to pronounce and ASCII
> compatible. I can't say much for the *sound* of Shemspreg, though;
> it's just what came out, given the ground rules I established for it.
> I admire the bristly look of Dnghu, but it doesn't *look* right for an
> IAL--too many thingies on top of the letters (from my Anglo-centric
> ASCII-oriented world-view, that is).
> 
>> Mia.
> 
> Dirk

Ah -- the Mia--Kou yinniness/yanginess scale again. Shemspreg a yinnier form of IE, more suited to the yinnier, gentler, less hirsute, modern world of today.

--And.