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James Campbell wrote:

> H=EFlad,
>
> I am coming to the opinion that a good way to practise speaking one's
> conlang is to use it when talking to the cat. Such conversations have a
> number of benefits:
>
> * It is essentially one-sided,

don't be too sure of that.  i defer to sally's expert opinion.

> so there is no need to spend time trying
>   to work out what the other person is saying; this gives more time to
>   concentrate on getting the right case, word order, etc for one's own
>   next sentence. Cat speech, while somewhat ambiguous (see Conlang
>   passim) is easy to parse.

please don't confuse "ambiguous" for "subtle"  or "highly metaphorical, i=
n a
slippery sort of way"
diana