Philip Francis Queeg: How do you say "esperanto" in Ithkuil?
Counter_Intelligent: So, an over-purposeful, artificial language. Like newspeak.
clovis69: Holy crap that was interesting.I will never underestimate DMV workers again.
lockers: great vowel migration
Baryogenesis: ilambiquated: MemeSlave: Ebonics IS a poor command of the English language.That's an example of what's called "prescriptive" linguistics. Most people interested in languages are interested in "descriptive" linguistics.Irregardless, amateur grammar Nazis tend to be prescriptive.
ilambiquated: MemeSlave: Ebonics IS a poor command of the English language.That's an example of what's called "prescriptive" linguistics. Most people interested in languages are interested in "descriptive" linguistics.
lantawa: Well, because this is Fark, here's the world's compendium of swear words in all languages, starting with Tagalog It is not safe for work http://www.youswear.com/index.asp?language=Tagalog+%28Philippine%29
casual disregard: Submitter here. I actually felt my heart break when I noticed Ithkuil had been embraced by terrorists.Part of me, saying this as a USA citizen, wants to found a "daughter" country of the USA just to prove it's possible. And in doing so there would be two official languages: English would be spoken and written and Ithkuil would be the lingua franca. Or, I suppose, the lingua ithkuil.Breaks my farking heart to see a hate group endorsing it, though.
casual disregard: I think I agree with you. Except I have never witnissed Ithkuil fail :3 I would much prefer to witness the event in real-time than to pre-suppose it must be a dead idea.
Pointy Tail of Satan: Imray Klaatu narruwak. Micro pru val barata luke dinsal inkaplis. Yabu tari axel bugettio barengi-degas.
EnglishMan: I'd rather not imagine a society where the law is written in a language most people can't understand.
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