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This booklet is an variation, translation, and philosophical observation on Hildegard of Bingen's 'Unknown Language' - an inventory of the issues of her Twelfth-century global recast in phrases of her personal production.

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George Psalmanazar, An historic and Geographical Description of Formosa, an Island topic to the Emperor of Japan, moment version (London: 1705) sig. A4, qtd. Michael Keevak, The Pretended Asian: George Psalmanazar’s EighteenthCentury Formosan Hoax (Detroit: Wayne country collage Press, 2004), p. sixty two. 2. Brian Sutton-Smith, the anomaly of Play (Cambridge, MA: Harvard collage Press, 1997), p. forty seven. three. Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens: A learn of the Play point in tradition (Boston: Beacon Press, 1950, 1955), pp. eleven, forty eight. four. Ibid. , p. nine. five. Sutton-Smith, Ambiguity of Play, pp. 45–46. 6. Ibid. , p. forty six. 7. Ibid. , p. forty six. eight. Huizinga, Homo Ludens, p. three. nine. See http://www. spinnoff. com/zbb/ and http://conlanger. com/cbb/ index. personal home page. club for either is needed that allows you to take part (accessed July 14, 2007). http://hourofbabble. googlepages. com/home. htm. 10. I seek advice from George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors we are living by means of (Chicago: Chicago collage Press, 1980), which examines the basic actual apprehensions of the area that form our language and considering. regardless of how specified their syntax and morphology, inventors of naturalistic languages are challenged to damage clear of the picture schemas in their local languages: does a shoe pass “on a foot” or is a foot “embraced NOTES TO half I eleven. 12. thirteen. 14. 15. sixteen. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 133 through the shoe”? Does one “wear” a shoe or “penetrate” it? each ordinary language has a distinct visceral inspiration of such issues, and language inventors this day continuously convey their expertise of this truth. “Logical” and “engineered languages” vary from “international auxilliary languages” in no longer advocating for political use. they don't seem to be intended to supply a lingua franca for the area, yet are experiments in generating extra effective, culturally impartial, and not more frustrating language use for private and computing conversation, and for instigating philosophical dialogue approximately language and ambiguity. the main well-known logical language is “Lojban,” an offshoot of Loglan begun in 1955 via James Cooke Brown and maintained by means of the “Logical Language team” because 1987. See “What is Lojban? ” at the legit web site: http://www. lojban. org/tiki/tiki-index. Hypertext Preprocessor? pageϭWhatϩIsϩLojban? &bl (accessed July 14, 2007). the most important collation of knowledge approximately “conlangs” are available in Jeffrey Henning’s “Langmaker” web content: http://www. langmaker. com (accessed March eleven, 2006). See additionally my on-line article “Audience, Uglossia and CONLANG: Inventing Languages on the web” in M/C: A magazine of Media and tradition, three, no. 1 (2000): http://journal. media-culture. org. au/ 0003/languages. personal home page (accessed September five, 2007). John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, “A mystery Vice” within the Monsters and the Critics and different Essays, ed. Christopher Tolkien (Boston: Houghton Mifflen & Co. , 1984), p. 207. See http://www. langmaker. com/db/mdl_tepa. htm (accessed September five, 2007). See the homepage for sick Bethisad: http://www. bethisad. com/index. html (accessed September five, 2007). See http://www. langmaker. com/db/Langmaker:Babel_Texts (accessed September five, 2007).

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