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Que would happen if, wenn Du open your Metafilter, finde eine message in esta lingua? No est Englando, no est Germano, no est Espano, no est keine known lingua - aber Du understande! Wat happen zo! Habe your computero eine virus catched? Habe Du sudden BSE gedeveloped? No, Du esse lezendo la neue europese lingua: de Europanto!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane (130 comments total) 41 users marked this as a favorite

 
Oh, et ich know das mucho de esta links sein alt, aber ich have jamais gezien eine post a Metafilter about Europanto.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:16 PM on September 5, 2006


Und aqui place ik eine caret.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:17 PM on September 5, 2006


Comments in esta thread only auf Europanto, bitte.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:17 PM on September 5, 2006


keine digglichkeite.
(ok, it's actually good stuff, but I couldn't resist)
posted by boo_radley at 3:21 PM on September 5, 2006


Sacre blue. Je understood questo perfectamundo. Mais je nein clique des links.
posted by CunningLinguist at 3:22 PM on September 5, 2006


Eina lingua zounden like WWII cinema Dutsce. Ich hob go tsu eine Officia du Gestapo mach shnell.
posted by Astro Zombie at 3:22 PM on September 5, 2006


Was tú parler 'bout, Wilhelm?
posted by hangashore at 3:27 PM on September 5, 2006 [2 favorites]


For sure je liebe dis soundenclippen
posted by patricio at 3:29 PM on September 5, 2006


¡Ich liebe this lengua! It's how je parle anyway when estoy en Europa. : >
posted by amberglow at 3:39 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Comprehende me nicht.
posted by Jimbob at 3:39 PM on September 5, 2006


Oh und quand viellicht purististas kicker notre arsch voor nicht worship el prescriptivismo: el carte por inviter unser amigo, el senor sprachchapeau.


posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:43 PM on September 5, 2006 [15 favorites]


Was tú parler 'bout, Wilhelm?

Bessen moi grits!
Up your nariz avec un gummi hose!
; >
posted by amberglow at 3:45 PM on September 5, 2006


Börk, börk, börk!
posted by tepidmonkey at 3:45 PM on September 5, 2006


Oy vey das ist the beaucoup teh awesome. J'aime mucho mucho. Vidi le post et je had ootay ostpay. Obrigado.
posted by jeffamaphone at 3:45 PM on September 5, 2006


Si only possiamo talk come this tout le temps.....
posted by CunningLinguist at 3:47 PM on September 5, 2006


A! jeffamafon, bonuspunkte fuer introduttore Latino Pork.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:47 PM on September 5, 2006


Oy vey das ist the beaucoup teh awesome.

Totalmente ist. We todos son fluent immediatement.
posted by amberglow at 3:48 PM on September 5, 2006


Europanto, merefucker, do vous sprechen it?
posted by Joeforking at 3:49 PM on September 5, 2006 [4 favorites]


Si only possiamo talk come this tout le temps.....

Que hast du zu lose? Amis, viellicht, et employment.... mais anders? Nada!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 3:53 PM on September 5, 2006


Joeforking: :-)
posted by rbs at 3:54 PM on September 5, 2006


1) Torre de Babel 2.0
2) Qui sera la Eurobasura auttaken?
posted by rob511 at 3:54 PM on September 5, 2006


europanto, das nuevo englisch
posted by forforf at 3:55 PM on September 5, 2006


Europantos inventore natürlich Italiano. Alle Italianos Europanto speakare in extranjero. Mit muito emphasis en hand gestures.
posted by Skeptic at 3:55 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


I'm not even going to attempt to write this in an alt-language - but I do think the idea is incredible.
If this catches on - I may actually be able to travel!!!

(oh, and: first post.. first post!!!)
posted by Tbola at 3:56 PM on September 5, 2006


Con Europanto e Spanglish, le monde is ours (ma, necessito un Mandarin/something mix tambien, non?--Mandaringlish?)
posted by amberglow at 3:56 PM on September 5, 2006


Ich pense that un musiqueband wer in Europanto cantatet, ein good chance steht om el grande Eurivisionsongcontest mucho facile to gewinnen. Just sagend. Oh, und also: schorchio.
posted by Siberian Mist at 3:57 PM on September 5, 2006


You sprechen tu moi? Ik kan neit zien jedermann sonst en aquí tu must be sprechen tu moi!
posted by dabitch at 3:57 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


I, for one, welcome our illiterate overlords.
posted by bardic at 3:57 PM on September 5, 2006


Regard el stupido noob che non po read les instructioni.
posted by CunningLinguist at 3:58 PM on September 5, 2006


Wass amberglow spechen, c'est un comunicación natural comme hyper-franglaise, mais un meta-eurolanguage! Perhaps un inévitable, evolución lógico, dans europe, what with l'internet, et le EU, comercio internacional, stärkere Transportverbindungen et allen.

Also makes mich denken concerner Blade Runner, super-cool!

(avec apologies pour le sprekers nativo)
posted by MetaMonkey at 3:58 PM on September 5, 2006


I like pie.
posted by liquorice at 3:58 PM on September 5, 2006


Penso che le mio Europanto fluency sara mas improved con vino.
posted by CunningLinguist at 4:00 PM on September 5, 2006


Welkommen Tbola---es muito facil---Vous should try it. : >
posted by amberglow at 4:01 PM on September 5, 2006


How Indo-European... :x
posted by taursir at 4:03 PM on September 5, 2006


Ich bin afraid das dis is eine leet nouveau.
posted by Astro Zombie at 4:04 PM on September 5, 2006


doboro craic, n'est-ce pas, mein amigos?
posted by achilles_hunt at 4:04 PM on September 5, 2006


Ee ecky thump.
posted by anticlock at 4:05 PM on September 5, 2006


Darlings, warum sind tout the monde sprechend like The Divine David?
posted by jack_mo at 4:06 PM on September 5, 2006


Tbola - bienvenue auf Metafilter!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 4:08 PM on September 5, 2006


Escribo a Google--je voudrais el option de translation into dich.
posted by amberglow at 4:09 PM on September 5, 2006


Penso che le mio Europanto fluency sara mas improved con vino.

Heh - meme aqui, amigo, meme aqui.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 4:17 PM on September 5, 2006


Alles votre base es behoor mit noi
posted by achilles_hunt at 4:17 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Oder cette: "su testa a splodo" (forzamale)
posted by achilles_hunt at 4:20 PM on September 5, 2006


Je veux parlare como this piu often. Pero woe esta mi; ne ricordo pas very mucho except un po' aqui et daar.
posted by yeti at 4:21 PM on September 5, 2006


Je suis dans your thread, amazzando your langues.
posted by CunningLinguist at 4:21 PM on September 5, 2006


Europanto. Drunken holiday talk.
posted by movilla at 4:22 PM on September 5, 2006


Chinaman is nisht der proffero nomeclatia. Asian-Americano, ifin tsu pleasen.
posted by Astro Zombie at 4:22 PM on September 5, 2006


Ma yeti, tu make perfect senso.
posted by CunningLinguist at 4:22 PM on September 5, 2006


Das Europanto, il vibre?
posted by mr_crash_davis at 4:23 PM on September 5, 2006 [2 favorites]


Ce n'est pas une europipe-o
posted by Smedleyman at 4:26 PM on September 5, 2006


Du hace oublie Poland.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 4:26 PM on September 5, 2006


Mein dios! Look a tout la memes en teh Europantalones!
posted by yeti at 4:32 PM on September 5, 2006


I sometimes tell people that I know 3 languages and speak one and a half of them fluently.

It seems to have caught on.

posted by vhsiv at 4:34 PM on September 5, 2006


vhsiv: est molto interessant, aber waarom ne pas dice en Europanto?
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 4:37 PM on September 5, 2006


Metafilter: 42% English, 38% French, 15% le rest van de UE tonguen und 5% mixed fantasia mots out from Latin, unlikely-old-Greek et mucho rude Italian jurones.
posted by everichon at 4:38 PM on September 5, 2006


Esta lingua esse come il fiesta ich did go hier nacht, mit mucho Italianos et des Francas et una Espana, et beacoup des bottilgili de vin.
posted by everichon at 4:41 PM on September 5, 2006


Monsier, ada-na kobishin angum bitte.
He say you under arrest, Mister Deckard.
Got the wrong guy, pal.
posted by QuestionableSwami at 4:42 PM on September 5, 2006


Ach! Mein browser und borked! Bork! Bork! Bork!
posted by sourwookie at 4:42 PM on September 5, 2006


Hehehehheheheheheee you said panto.
posted by Hildegarde at 4:46 PM on September 5, 2006


je willkomme our nouvelle eurosprechen obersprichmannsfuhrer
posted by sgt.serenity at 4:47 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Ma, CunningLinguisto - stupido newb n'est pas de know beaucoup des lengua!

(good enough?)
posted by Tbola at 4:47 PM on September 5, 2006


I guess somebody wants to make esperanto more interesting by creating an annoyingly complicated language ? Yoda speak already we have, the germans as far as I know as yoda they speak ?
posted by elpapacito at 4:52 PM on September 5, 2006


Fantastique. Ich comprende avec kleine inspanning.
posted by effwerd at 4:54 PM on September 5, 2006


Mein Gott, deise est was es retenti like when ego geworked con la Mujeres Center und sagt, 'siéntese, bitte.'

(Oui, die kvinder reisen. And sat down.)
posted by cobaltnine at 4:57 PM on September 5, 2006


Cognito a zamplification like Unamunda of de play dramatique bin David Ives?
posted by blahblahblah at 5:02 PM on September 5, 2006


Monsieur, usted tiene appréciez ein grossen pene? l'amour plus long?
Sir, Je suis le Nigéria.... (etc.)
posted by Smedleyman at 5:03 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


de link BBC: "Mr Marani says he has had letters from Esperantists complaining that his language has no rules. But he says that is gives Europanto its strength."

See, freunden? Der lenguaje es infectivamientious!
posted by koeselitz at 5:06 PM on September 5, 2006


Owowow. It hurts my head.
posted by parilous at 5:07 PM on September 5, 2006


parilous, we comprendos che c'est chere por your kopf, mais please, repliquer en Europanto.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 5:12 PM on September 5, 2006


gnfti: Donde posso trouver tutti las cartas de caractère fabulosas di MeFi?
posted by ottereroticist at 5:13 PM on September 5, 2006


Man, je spreche non espagnole or italianisch, only allemagne et franzoesich.
posted by echo0720 at 5:13 PM on September 5, 2006


Esto ideo de "virus" sara interessante, if it werke.
posted by everichon at 5:14 PM on September 5, 2006


Po-este este esse piu come un pidgin, ich creo.
posted by everichon at 5:17 PM on September 5, 2006


L'amour!

Besamo este lengua.
posted by kalimac at 5:27 PM on September 5, 2006


HA! Mi freundin und mich habe already dis ge-done. Wir callen es "Europeansé," y es ist gibberish para alles!
posted by klangklangston at 5:28 PM on September 5, 2006


Este me reminda cuando estaba travelment de bus avec algunos amici y was preguntada una demnada en Espano. Answered "hai", cual integra con Espano perfectamente. Nispangol wo hanasu y Ud. soñeru masumasu insano.
posted by wanderingmind at 5:30 PM on September 5, 2006


En möchte dieser tyhmä kieli, so Ich puhun minun oman schießer vinks-vanks kieli.
posted by ursus_comiter at 5:30 PM on September 5, 2006


Je have sprache europanto avec los hostelvolk en Europe. C'était muy easy, как ни странно. Ecrit, das is zer duro.

(I think it probably has to do with the fact that so much meaning is lost when spoken communication is condensed into an alphabet. You lose inflection, gestures and other various factors one can best call feel or atmosphere. I remember very well a conversation I had with a Russian, Albanian and Argentinian about the Kursk submarine disaster, which was unfolding that summer. It was halting at first, but quite complicated matters got discussed. And emotional too. The Russian had friends in the navy.)
posted by Kattullus at 5:36 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Ich serait muy heureux if este lingua devenu der neue Englando.
posted by everichon at 5:42 PM on September 5, 2006


Ein character (ho dementicato his nom) von Umberto Eco's Der Name der Rose sprechen cette langue very bien.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:44 PM on September 5, 2006


loutreeroticist: gnfti: Donde posso trouver tutti las cartas de caractère fabulosas di MeFi?

No, desolee. J'ai made cet carte pour sprachchapeau specificamente, back in le jour, mais ik sais no about any autre karten voor otro Metafilter celebrités. Except bevets, naturellement, mais wir no parlare about lui aqui.

echo0720: Man, je spreche non espagnole or italianisch, only allemagne et franzoesich.

Well, es sufficement, no?
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 5:53 PM on September 5, 2006


J'amo mi neueve nominus, gnifti, bolshoi tak! Peutbe ich lo usen per un poupee de soque.
posted by ottereroticist at 6:07 PM on September 5, 2006


Puedo leer quelques langues Europeene de poco o mas bien, pero lo qu'on see above ist approxamente ce que pasa quand ich essaye sprechen any ein des langues: ne peux pas los distingush at all.
posted by jam_pony at 6:14 PM on September 5, 2006


Y think avago attemptar lui. Mon results si deficionado in the convincable boulevard.
posted by 999 at 6:16 PM on September 5, 2006


Swami: Lófaszt, nehogy már!
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 6:21 PM on September 5, 2006


ochen xoroscho! Vi ponymyeti moi rodinya.
posted by xenophanes at 6:21 PM on September 5, 2006


My turn - Ich sprechen zie.....meh
posted by winks007 at 6:27 PM on September 5, 2006


[das is bueno]
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 6:35 PM on September 5, 2006


Hmm...Strangelove? Was kind de namen esta that? C'est kein Kraut name, ist es, Stainesey?

Il hat it changee seit he a uno citizen bekommen. Used etre Merkwürdigeliebe.

Also, uno Kraut by any andere nom, eh Stainesey?


Heh. Ca war muy amusant.
posted by A dead Quaker at 6:35 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Und todavia l'sprachchapeau ist nicht ici! Je pienso la idioma est tres bizarre for escribir. Ich aussi necesito mas vino.
posted by GrammarMoses at 6:42 PM on September 5, 2006


My cabeza, muy mucho in pain.
posted by deborah at 7:28 PM on September 5, 2006


Je pense que this will be most embraced by Americanos qui nur souvenir un poco de mots from high school language cours.
posted by ddf at 8:19 PM on September 5, 2006


Didn't Charlie Chaplin invent this language 70 years ago for his great restaurant song in Modern Times?
posted by Creosote at 8:23 PM on September 5, 2006


Jaahaas, mun galggan dadjat feara maid sámegillii go buohkat čállet Eurohpá gielaid... ;)
posted by taursir at 8:26 PM on September 5, 2006


Je sprecht Eurpanto mucho bien! Mais je ne parle pas any languages dans vida verite. Estupendo!
posted by aladfar at 8:35 PM on September 5, 2006


Yo tenker este ist stupide.
posted by flod logic at 8:36 PM on September 5, 2006


ich feel like ich enprisonment en el grosso boom de la dictionario factoria ... oh! ... ich mort la mille papier cuts!!
posted by pyramid termite at 9:18 PM on September 5, 2006


While travelling I was hanging out with a french guy, a swedish girl, and an American guy (I'm Canadian). English was our only common language so that's what we spoke. but when the American and I would start chatting amongst ourselves, the french and swede couldn't keep up. we were using all kinds of slang, complex verrb tenses, vocabulary, and so on.

they said they couldn't understand us beecause we weren't speaking 'globish'. what's globish? it's the new universal, gloabl language that just about everybody (or so it seems) speaks: broken English. or, to be kind, simple English. just present and past tense, clear simple words, and no slang. enough to communicate and nothing more.
posted by PercussivePaul at 9:22 PM on September 5, 2006


globish c'est eine lingua vraiment! ... vamos here
posted by pyramid termite at 9:28 PM on September 5, 2006


Ich kann nicht you verstehe, PercussivePaul, sprechen zie ne pas Globo-EuroPanto? Talken zie in the EuroPanto, bitte!
posted by Jon Mitchell at 9:30 PM on September 5, 2006


Europanto? Wass total merde!

Vous ignormamuses sprachen soulement el antigua Europanto - from les pays von fabriken el cioccolata und essen formaggio.
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:41 PM on September 5, 2006


(im das neuvo europanto, nosotros schreiben "ignormamuses", nie "ignoramuses")
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:44 PM on September 5, 2006


(et "neuvo", so geschlechtensvehrkehr off if vous are pense-ing mich to rectificar!)
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:48 PM on September 5, 2006


nous habe something like dans Canada... c'est franglais,
posted by Deep Dish at 9:54 PM on September 5, 2006


y spanglish en usa ... mucho good, for dos hombres who can't hablan each other's lingua
posted by pyramid termite at 10:25 PM on September 5, 2006


Europanto! Appliquer directamundo a forekopf!
posted by jimmythefish at 10:46 PM on September 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


I wonder if europanto is more easily understood in verbally or in text. In its written form you can get clues from spelling, but some many words that sound the same but mean different things.

I est fatigue.
wait... you're fat and gay?

pardonez-moi I am jia-na-da hua-qiao
posted by captaincrouton at 10:48 PM on September 5, 2006


el threado c'est tres, er, long... o.
posted by jeffamaphone at 10:56 PM on September 5, 2006


Vraiment, pyramid termite, globish est estupido, ich reckon.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 11:57 PM on September 5, 2006


Du habe no experiens Europanto und du habe read el en das origo Klingon.
posted by ZachsMind at 12:02 AM on September 6, 2006


This topic hurt my mind about half way through. Bad europanto! So - what is Spanglish then? I have to get me some Berlitz tapes, make a mash up and voila!
posted by RubberHen at 3:51 AM on September 6, 2006


i give up
posted by cholly at 3:56 AM on September 6, 2006


Meek-Mokk-Meek-Mok-Mok-Meek-Mokk-Meep. Mokk-Mokk-Meeep!
posted by Smart Dalek at 3:57 AM on September 6, 2006


captaincrouton: I wonder if europanto is more easily understood in verbally or in text. In its written form you can get clues from spelling, but some many words that sound the same but mean different things.

Text is always easier, for me, I think because you have time to interpret and look at words. Speech is relatively quick.

The solution for speech though is to just shout loudly until someone gets the point.
posted by taursir at 5:10 AM on September 6, 2006


De sprachchapeau ist ici! Is am be viel amusado! But warum est jene etrange volk scribiendo en Older Anglais? Is be passe, nicht wahr? ღმერთმა სიკეთეში მოგახმაროთო!
posted by languagehat at 6:17 AM on September 6, 2006


Dieses post est tambien eponysterical, btw.
posted by GrammarMoses at 6:27 AM on September 6, 2006


Bonza posta, dans la fair dinkum source. Il fair shiny penny, headsup winna. Fiveaclock dans le bouche if non acceptance le republic sans John Howard plus acceptance Europanto.
posted by tellurian at 7:19 AM on September 6, 2006


Esta is Javanese, languagehat?
posted by mdonley at 7:39 AM on September 6, 2006


Esta is Kartuli, yo veux dire Gruzinski, patapouf! je mean Georgian.
posted by languagehat at 7:43 AM on September 6, 2006


(good enough?)

Si, si, est mucho buono. Wilkommen.
Questo lingua is terrifically chouette e me fait very happy. Pour moi, vorrebe parlez Europanto more than scriverlo.
posted by CunningLinguist at 7:58 AM on September 6, 2006


It reads a bit like the macaronic language which Pepys used for some of his naughty bits, or Charles Leland for more respectable purposes:

"In cœlis wo die götter live, non semper est sereno,
Nor de wein ash goot ash decet in each spaccio di vino."

posted by Phanx at 8:37 AM on September 6, 2006


Es no multo differente que Interlingua.

"Milliones comprende immediatemente interlingua."
posted by mbrubeck at 2:42 PM on September 6, 2006


Todos los Basen esta belongenn to us.
posted by Foosnark at 2:43 PM on September 6, 2006


Quien est muy macho? Es Chuck Norris O Popeye el marino?
Chuck Norris esta famoso y perfomancia fabuloso karatika.
Popeye esta temper no inflammoso pero mit spinach muy fuerte y rapido.
posted by Smedleyman at 5:51 PM on September 6, 2006


How Indo-European

Nahi, try Hinglish, jo bhasha aaj kaal famous ho gayi hai in all of India aur desi diaspora main.
posted by infini at 12:07 AM on September 7, 2006


Que - no pienso that diese thread already va muerto, no? It soll vivre! Long viva de thread Europanto!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 7:50 AM on September 7, 2006


der thread que will viva fur uno mille jahren!
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:31 PM on September 8, 2006


Si! Oder 30 jours, whichever kommt mas rapido.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 6:26 PM on September 8, 2006


* flogs el kaput caballo *

viva, pferd! vivere, damn du!
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:52 PM on September 8, 2006


Poem a Europanto

Bambina at de tor d'enfer
Asks warum on sent sie there.
"Hace ik fait ein grosse crime?"

Sagt Lucifer, fuego-clad:
"No, c'est pas what du done hat
Ton coeur ist noble, das I deem

Mais el mundo is corrumpé!
Tout las peuples have lost ihr way
Und sie have sent tu in their name.

Donc hör mi jetzt, here est le deal:
Ik want nur ton reine ziel
And le monde sera frei from blame."

"Ja, up ton arsch!" elle schnell rejoins
Con fuerza kicked him in the loin
Smiled, et simple: walked away.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 12:07 PM on September 9, 2006 [1 favorite]


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