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  • Mar 15, 2012
  • 01:07 AM

While English is becoming the norm, the number of new (artificial) languages is expanding

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Suzette Haden Elgin created Láadan, a language aimed to be used by women. It was based on the concept that Western natural languages may be better suited for expressing the views of men, with women expressing how one feels about what one is saying, without being forced to respond "I know I said that, but I meant this" (Láaden has a word, "bala", that means "I’m angry for a reason but nothing can be done about it"...

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