Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Tue Jan 29 11:38:35 CET 2008

Michael Everson wrote:
> At 00:55 -0500 2008-01-29, John Cowan wrote:
> >Doug Ewell scripsit:
> >
> >>  But Michael did spot it on Ethnologue:
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Ethnologue *lists* the historic, archaic, and constructed 
> languages, but
> >doesn't do change control for them -- that's deferred to 
> Linguist List.
> Yes, but this is a joke language.

Indeed it is, and it is not even a language. I'd say it, or
rather the examples, is/are made PURELY for laughs. It does
*not* deserve a language code. The 639-3 RA should best
retire the code as soon as possible.

Here's some text in Europanto, jokingly written by the
"inventor" himself:

"Que would happen if, wenn du open your computero, finde eine
message in esta lingua? No est englando, no est germano, no
est espano, no est franzo, no est keine known lingua aber du
understande! Wat happen so? 

Habe your computero eine virus catched? Habe du sudden BSE
gedeveloped? No, du esse lezendo la neue europese lingua:
de europanto! 

Europanto ist uno melangio van de meer importantes europese
linguas mit also eine poquito van andere europese linguas,
sommige latinus, sommige old grec."

(Aber jag found das quote in der web a la site
There esta also eine Europanto web site, if you like to
rire some more...

	/kent k

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