With Phonemes Like These, Who Needs Enemies?
Episode 107 — Released Nov 20 2020
A conlang, or constructed language, is a language invented to be used as a complete form of communication in real-world or fictional situations. The most recognizable real world conlang would likely be Esperanto, while fictional conlangs include Klingon, Elvish, and then some. Since there’s a lot of creative work to be done in the building of a language, you can bet the internet has come around to half-ass the job and make it into a community that’s more focused on worldbuilding and sniping one another.
Welcome to the sovereign nation of Anthologica, a forum that gives each topic inexplicably tiresome names to make it feel like a fantasy government, because woo doesn’t that sound FUN? Stumble along with us as we see people put more time into the origin stories of their fake-y lands than their diacritical disasters of languages. We’ll read origin myths, poems, drama, and more!
This week, Extra Credit says “Pupapepo požo!”
With Ganymede, Sanguinary Novel, Chai Tea Latte, Shell Game, and featuring Achilles' Heelies and Adam Bozarth
Edited by Shell Game
Content provided by Secret Gaygent 69
Cover art by Mix
- You're Speaking My Language by Morphine
- The Ketchup Song (Asereje) by Las Ketchup
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