Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at
Wed Oct 11 04:54:04 EDT 2000


>My favourite invented language is "Dogg", which is another language
>where only the words are different. The tricky thing about it is that
>all the words are real words in English, as well.
>For instance:
>"Very true" is a perfectly understandable phrase in Dogg; it
>translates, more or less, as "This needs salt".
>"Afternoon, squire" is another perfectly understandable phrase in
>Dogg; but I'm not going to translate it, because it's quite rude. :)

Did you by any chance learn/invent this language in a horrible
boarding-school where you were forced to write journals which were then
read by the teachers?


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