[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: American dialect of Brithenig
On Sat, 31 Jul 1999, Padraic Brown wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Jul 1999, John Cowan wrote:
> > Padraic Brown scripsit:
> > > Aeroplanes are curiosities ruminated on
> > > by the military (RAF) or are the domain of a few rich (but idiotic and
> > > shortlived) barnstormers (After all, who would want to go up in the air
> > > in something that doesn't naturally float!?).
> > I believe that aeroplanes are in fact in use by the military: if not
> > as bombers, at least as fast couriers. As in the alternate America
> > of *The Two Georges*, sometimes the need for speed dominates all else.
> That's a point. They have their uses, then: mostly light protection,
> in-and-out recon, couriers, etc. I think most of the heavy work would be
> accomplished by the ships, though. Remember, we're not talking
> Hindenburg, here. That was around 70 years ago. Whereas ship technology
> *here* has definitely been back burnered; *there* is a nother matter.
> Interestingly, I read an article about a German airship co. developping an
> extremely heavy / bulky transport shipping line of fast powerful ships.
> *There* ought to have passed that by a while ago.
What this all measns then, is that I have to completely rewrite the
history of the Brzhona nation...
> > --
> > John Cowan email@example.com
> > I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
Es to pilni'gi noliedzu!
Personal page: http://www.extra.hu/svejk/index.html
Tu-134 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