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Stephen Rice skrev 2014-09-25 05:26:
> On 9/24/14, Leo Moser <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I wouldn't worry that someone said 'gibberish.'
>> Probably means nothing.
>> Maybe didn’t like the little hats.
> There were no hats in the Esperanto phrases. The opinion was expressed
> pretty strongly for "nothing," and as I said, this was not an isolated
> case, nor is it restricted to Esperanto. I've seen the same response
> for other auxlangs, including some that are "at sight."
>
> We must admit that there is little felt need for auxlangs and a
> definite prejudice against them. That's one reason I won't market
> Inlis as an auxlang: it will be more acceptable as a toy.
A language as a toy or something 
funny, amusing is nott a bad idea. 
Mankind toyed with steam and 
gunpouder for quite a time, until 
it understood that it could be used 
for more viable purposes.

Humor is a strong means in 
languagemaking. In Swedish there 
are words that have sprung from 
joking with forms of a word and 
after some time the jokingly used 
form becomes standard language.

Kjell R