From the incantations Bedknobs and Broomsticks and Excalibur to early attempts at Klingon, learning and playing with language took an early root in my life.
Today I’m working on picking up Esperanto (thanks, Duolingo) and have discovered the particularly minimalist Toki Pona (14 letters, around 120 words). More than ever, I even feel like trying my hand at building an artificial language.
Is the world of constructed languages contagious for some us?
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