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Sorry. I had misunderstood.


On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 2:03 PM, Logan Kearsley <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> On 3 June 2015 at 14:43, Jeffrey Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Thank you to all who read my essay and responded.
> >
> > Here are some replies:
> [...]
> > Taliesin: But would you say that Tariana has a naturalistic grammar,
> > despite it being a freaky monster conlang?
>
> I believe the point there is that Tariana is _by definition_
> naturalistic despite its freaky monsterness, due to actually being a
> natural language (an endangered one, spoken in Brazil), and not a
> conlang. Ergo, some level of freaky monsterness must be accepted as
> still being within the realm of naturalism, even for a conlang, even
> if it upsets one's aesthetic sensibilities. I.e., "elegance" and
> "naturalness" are apparently orthogonal categories.
>
> -l.
>