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Glid isn't standard english...I never knew... Add another non-standard
idolectal feature to my list

On 2/23/12, Garth Wallace <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 6:42 PM, J. Jocordy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> A prog rock band named Gong has an excellent song called "I Never Glid
>> Before."
>> Therefore, it must be glid. Gong is always right!
>>
>> (OT: Speaking of prog rock, I just discovered this band called Magma. They
>> made
>> a conlang for their lyrics called Kobaďan. Apparently Kobaďan is "based on
>> elements of Slavic-Germanic languages and the scat-yodelling vocal style
>> of Leon Thomas," which is about the best description of a conlang I've
>> ever
>> heard.)
>
> I love Magma, but calling Kobaian a conlang may be pushing it. There's
> no syntax, really. Supposedly the lyrics tell a story, but it's hard
> to believe the repetitive chanting conveys any sort of narrative.
>
> It does have some of the coolest diacritics, though.
>

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