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Worry not, math was ny favorite subject all the way up to highschool and yet here I am. The linguistics bug is mischievous I tell ya.

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From: "Melroch" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: ‎5/‎21/‎2017 7:25
To: "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Conlang-L History: ANADEW

The "we" who moved together being me, my wife and her kids, none of which
latter have ever been subscribed despite my efforts to pass on the
linguistic bug. I had hopes for my (step)granddaughter but it turns out her
favorite subject is math. :-/

/bpj


Den 21 maj 2017 12:19 skrev "Melroch" <[log in to unmask]>:

> I wonder if *we* should be worried about still being around! :-) I have
> actually been continuously subscribed for over two decades. I know for
> certain because I still lived in my old apartment the first two years or
> so, and we moved together into our present home in January 1998.
>
> /bpj
>
>
> Den 20 maj 2017 21:41 skrev "A Walker Scott" <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> Wow! Those names are a blast from the past!
>>
>>
>> On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Carsten Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I was just wondering today when the first time was that "ANADEW" was
>> > mentioned on Conlang-L, and I dug up the message below from antediluvian
>> > times.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Carsten
>> >
>> > On Wed, 5 Mar 2003 14:12:52 -0500, H. S. Teoh <[log in to unmask]
>> > <javascript:;>> wrote:
>> >
>> > >On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 07:45:40PM +0100, Andreas Johansson wrote:
>> > >> I dunno if we ever made an official name for the law that says that
>> for
>> > >> any feature you can think up for a conlang, no matter how freaky,
>> there
>> > >> is at least one natlang that's already doing it, except ten times
>> worse.
>> > >
>> > >Hmm. I've yet to find a natlang with a case system that resembles
>> > >Ebisedian's. Not that I doubt it, just that I haven't found any yet.
>> > >
>> > >> If not, we should give it a shortish name for easy reference.
>> > >[snip]
>> > >
>> > >How about ANADEW? A Natlang's Already Dunnit Except Worse. :-)
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >T
>> > >
>> > >--
>> > >People say I'm indecisive, but I'm not sure about that. -- YHL, CONLANG
>> >
>>
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