On Fri, 6 Nov 1998 17:06:42 -0800, Keenan <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >Someone on this list used a metaphor once on how they worked on their >conlang like it was a house and, when they were finished, they looked up >from their work and saw that while they were busy someone had built a >mansion next door. hmmmmmmm I kinda know that feeling. ;) > >Xto, >-Duke Keenan Interesting analogy; I suppose that on that scale, most of my languages would be tents; adequate for the purpose, but barely. Until recently, = only Olaetyan would have qualified as a "house". It's only in the last few = years that I've concentrated on longer projects, resulting in better and more interesting languages, but fewer of them.