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Re: Something to talk about.
Thanks for the suggestion. I don't have that story, but I can probably
find something simple enough, but long/detailed enough to give a glimpse
of the structure of Brzhonegh. How about "Little red raver girl"?
On Sat, 20 Jun 1998, Padraic Brown wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jun 1998, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > I take it you want me to discover some Brzhonegh stories. I'd love to,
> > but I know nothing of what makes a story Celtic. Any help is appreciated.
> But of course! I would very much like you to discover some Brz. stories.
> I'm not entirely certain one can _teach_ another how to make a story
> "Celtic". Any of us that try to write such stories have probably at least
> read gobs of stories or listened to storytellers recite them; we've
> probably also put some time into studying a Celtic language and the
> mythology. Of course, you don't _necessarily_ have to write a Celtic
> story. Conlang has offered a number of translation exercises, you could
> try your hand at the "Farmer's Horse who Ran Away". It is short,
> repetitive and not at all hard to work with (no esoteric vocabulary, for
> example). This would give us a good first glimpse at Brz. and allow us to
> see how it flows a bit. It would also allow us to compare our various
> languages and dialects (this goes for Breathanach and Aylea, too!), not
> for competitive purposes, but just to see what's going on. I for one
> wouldn't mind a side-by-side gauge for our labours.
> This may not be of much help, but it's a start, anyway.
> > -------ferke
> > Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
> > Es to pilni'gi noliedzu!
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> > Zaradi politicnega delovanja
> > je oblast
> > v letu 1982
> > razpustila:
> > Svobodo
> > (Laibach)
Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
Es to pilni'gi noliedzu!
personal page: http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Museum/7482/
railways page: http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/3976/
conlang page: http://members.tripod.com/~tuonela/
Zaradi politicnega delovanja
v letu 1982