We Have Always Spoken Panglish, by Suzette Haden Elgin

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We Have Always Spoken Panglish, by Suzette Haden Elgin

Postby Omphalos » Fri Aug 22, 2008 12:27 pm

In keeping with the theme du weekend of linguistics, here is one of the Elgin stories I have referred to elsewhere. Its pretty good.
Something is about to happen, Hal. Something wonderful!

-James C. Harwood, Science Fiction Writer, Straight (March 5, 1956 - May 25, 2010)

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Postby SandChigger » Fri Aug 22, 2008 10:16 pm

Haven't read any of her fiction yet, so this will hopefully be interesting.

(Copied it into a text file on da machine. That webpage design is annoying.)

I've been a bit leery about reading her since looking into Láadan.... Ultra-femme rhetoric tends to give me hives. :roll:
"Chancho...sometimes when you are a man...you wear stretchy pants...in your room...alone."

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