________________________________ From: Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]> To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Thursday, 10 June, 2010 13:53:54 Subject: Re: is/was this a conlang? Have any pidgins or creoles developed recently enough that linguists could watch it happening? -- Jim Henry http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/ No idea, but perhaps the long-term presence of NATO/EU forces in BiH and Kosovo, or coalition forces in Afganistan might make these locations possible candidates? I suppose it depends on the amount of interaction between the two sides, and the degree to which English was already spoken as an L2? Peter.