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Oh!  I LIIIIIKE that term.  Lrahran should definitely have such a word.  It
fits perfectly with the attitude of the language.

Adam


On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 10:18 AM, James Campbell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Last night, according to my calculations, my mutant West Germanic conlang
> Jameld turned 10 years old. (Just in case the listserv or some other link
> in the mail system mangles the character, that's "10 pi".) To celebrate the
> event, yesterday evening some Jameld-tolerant friends gathered for a party
> featuring 10 pies. Six of the pies were in England, three in Norway, and
> one
> in the Faroe Islands, with the satellite parties being linked in at some
> point by Skype.
>
> A memorable feature of the evening was a discussion of the Jameld concept
> of
> "zochzo", roughly translated "just right". This expresses the
> just-right-ness of some minor matter or coincidence, and the
> disproportionate amount of satisfaction or pleasure derived from it.
> Examples discussed included the perfect slice of toast, a nice cup of tea,
> the reassuringly musty smell of a second-hand book, and arriving home from
> a
> journey and turning the car engine off just as the last track on the CD
> finishes playing. Another way of expressing this concept might be "pleasure
> in small things".
>
> After 31.4159 years of this lark, it's still rewarding, it's still
> enjoyable, and it's still teaching me about life (and language).
>
> Anniversary greetings to all in conlangland
>
> James
>
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