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On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 7:52 PM, Brett Williams <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Back in the late 60's or early 70's a friend of mine and I went
>> camping one weekend. He, being a philosophy grad student and me being
>> a computer science grad student, we decided it would be fun to not
>> speak a word of English during the whole trip, but to make up whatever
>> language we needed as the need arose.
>>
>> Having no linguistics knowledge at the time, however, we quite
>> predictably ending up relexing English to the tune a a hundred words
>> or so, and depended heavily on grunting and pointing.
>
>
> Hmm, I wonder if a CONLANG list camping trip would have a different
> experience. :D

I have to point out that a CONLANG list camping trip would be
*awesome*. Anyone else? Lots of great camping to be had on the West
Coast... :)


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