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In the May edition of The Language Creation Chronicle, John Quijada wrote

"…one might argue that iljena is the greatest language ever invented for the purposes of poetry."

I believe there's a challenge in there that I ought to take up.

Pete Bleackley
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-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Ruhm <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 7:38 pm
Subject: Re: Fiat Lingua: The Lyrics of John Quijada's Ozkavarkúi

I would sing songs in Maʻalahi if the lyrics are interesting.

> Great article, John!
> I don't think I'll be singing in Ithkuil, though. Actually, I won't be
> singing in any language, considering how tuneless I am.
> Ma'alahi would probably be a great language for musical lyrics (in my
> opinion). Accompanied by ukulele, of course, or maybe slack-key guitar,
> or... maybe even dobro!
> Jeffrey