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The Longest Now

Language constructs
Monday May 26th 2003, 3:54 pm
Filed under: international

What if English suddenly became a pictographic language?  A charming parallel of Chinese language construction as applied to English [“Yingzi”] , using modern pictographs and sound-loans.  Insiduously instructive about written Chinese; with reference to that beast of an etymological dictionary, Rick Harbaugh’s zhongwen.comAnyone who can pull of a feat like that while finishing medschool is a frood in my book.

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