Robin Gaskell wrote: > > At 11:57 31/10/99 -0700, Bob Petry wrote: > >Charles wrote: > > > >> Via Acadon wrote: > >> > >> > What we think of as "classical Chinese" is a Han > >> > dynasty conlang of sorts. Since the characters are > >> > semantically packed, it can be very epigramatic. > >> > >> Few word many idea? > > > >Fu mot ud im? [Ti es li metode de "World Speedwords"] > > > * And that might be the point: how many ideas can you squeeze onto > the head of a pin? > > With a few words we might convey many ideas. .... Eng. > > Ko oligo verbi na pote expresi poli idea. ....... Glo. > cusku so'i sidbo fo so'u valsi ... Lojban > I, personally, go for the less cryptic, and have got used to having a > Subject and a Verb in my sentence. > Sorry, no subject in that one! co'om i'e robin.