Amabil amico, Con grand satisfaction mi ha lect tei letter de le mundolingue.
Arika Okrent, author of the new book In The Land of Invented Languages
, lists 500 constructed languages
, from the well-known (Esperanto, Volapuk, Loglan) to the utterly obscure (Neulatein, Rosentalographia, Mundolingue.) MetaFilter's own languagehat reviews the book.
Okrent writes about Klingonophones in Slate
. Alternatively, you might choose to learn not to speak Esperanto.
Previously on MetaFilter, all you wanted to know about Loglan/Lojban but were too syntactically ambiguous to ask.
posted by escabeche
on Jul 7, 2009 -
- a wedged-shaped, almost Esperanto speaking, janiformed currency using, one-step anthem playing, created because of a zinc mine, mini-state, that is now nothing more than some border markers. [more inside]
posted by tellurian
on Aug 24, 2006 -
I've been grooving on some of the music of Persone
a lot lately (some full-length mp3 samples here
). They're one of the most noticeable Esperanto 'rokbandoj', though by all means not the only one
. I'm fond of Jomo kaj Liberecanoj (sample
in Spanish, Esperanto, and French) as well. Of course, Esperanto isn't the only constructed language with some music; there apparently is a CD in Klingon
(you only hear samples), and some song translations and info about a CD here
, and there is also a bit of recorded music in Elvish
(scroll down to "Elvish Music"). But most of it seems to be
posted by graymouser
on Apr 25, 2006 -