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would love to see you work this out.  another maze--or circuit of language.
diana

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Kelvin Jackson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I've been toying with this idea for a two dimensional language: each noun
> in a sentence would be represented by a line, starting from the top of the
> page, and verbs would be horizontal lines connecting the nouns. The result
> would resemble a net of interconnected lines, with characters placed at the
> tops of the noun lines and on top of (or perhaps worked into) the verb lines
> carrying meaning. The grammatical role of each noun would be indicated by
> how it connects to the verb—perhaps the connecting line would be a different
> color, or dotted, or something like that. I'm wondering what everyone thinks
> of this idea.
>
> -Kelvin
>