LanguageNews.net

Language & linguistics news from around the world • Updated daily • Relevant stories, selected by humans (not computers)

Share this site!

News Item

  • Aug 04, 2011
  • 11:06 PM

Invented languages

The Economist
Esperanto is fairly harmonious by neoglossal standards, though splenetic rows sputter between “conlangers”, who think made-up tongues are just for fun, and the “auxlangers”, who are serious about substituting for English. Feuds divided and diminished Loglan, Lojban’s forebear, which also aimed to eliminate ambiguity and illogicality. Suzette Elgin, creator of the feminist Laadan, tried to capture women’s experience...

Add comment

Will not be published or shared

Note: Comments will appear on the site only after they are approved.

Languages

Categories