On Mar 3, 2008, at 8:03 PM, Jim Henry wrote: > gjâ-zym-byn is about ten years old today; I started working on > it in early March 1998. > > I've done a site update to celebrate, including a fair bit more > material written on the "History of gjâ-zym-byn" essay. > > http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/gzb/gzb.htm > > http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/gzb/history.htm > > > I've tried to estimate how large the total gzb corpus is. > Doing a word count per page and a page count per > volume of my journal, I've probably written about > 3000-5000 words in gzb per year for the last few years, > and at a slower rate in the previous few years > - probably in the range of 12,000 to 25,000 words > total. The online corpus I use for frequency analysis, > a small proportion of the total, is around 5000 words. > > I'm a fair way toward my goal of becoming fluent in the > language, though I don't know how much farther I'll > ever get, without someone else to talk to in it. > > -- > Jim Henry Congratulations on that! I'd love to be happy enough with a conlang that I could develop that kind of corpus in it.