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I always get a chuckle out of Dilingo: http://www.dilingo.com/.

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 9:11 AM, Carl Banks <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Bimo, dorahay:
>
> I wonder if anyone here knows of a constructed language where the main
> purpose is humor (i.e., a COMedic LANGuage).
>
> Just as a very crude (and non-PC) example of what I mean, a language where
> the word for "woman" is homophone of the word for "crazy", or (for balance
> :) "man" a homophone of "dumb".  A more sophisticated (not to mention much
> funnnier) example would be Douglas Adams's description of the fictional work
> _Time Traveller's Handbook of 1001 Tense Formations_ from one of the
> Hitchhiker's Guide books.
>
> I ask because I intend to incorporate some comedic elements into my own
> conlang (a fictional language for a comedic work), and it would be
> interesting to see some examples.
>
>
> Carl Banks
>



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