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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Constructed languages I find interesting

Toki Pona
Extremely minimalist but cute little language - totally possible to learn in a couple of days, but has some difficulties in using :-D


You are born and raised in a household speaking a language. Then you start going to school, and that language is banned. If you speak it, you'll be punished physically or psychologically. Across your country, there are people like you who associate their first language with shame, or not even being a language at all.
This is the predicament of the Scots language.


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Reaffirming my opinion that there is no normal, just what people conceive as common behaviors they must mimic. blogs.scientificamerican.com/o

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À la recherche de bouteille d'eau de 25cl

[pour mélanger à un médicament sous forme de poudre sans devoir mesurer 250ml à chaque fois]


Une eau minérale française a une bouteille de tel format, mais ne semble pas se vendre en Belgique ....

What is the easiest language for an English speaker to learn?

Closest to English are Scots, Frisian ("west-frisian") and Afrikaans, but easiest is Esperanto.

Disregarding toys like "toki pona"


Just not my style...
Ketutar | April 24, 2018

Toki Pona is still waiting. I don't think it will take much time to learn enough of this language to be able to use it. It fascinates me a lot.


Checking out hoplr.com/ a neighbourhood social network mentioned on the radio ...

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