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Re: Ianthe and Linguistics
Lady Deirdre comments on my proposal to use a trial and error method
to determine what language has offensive homophones in Henry's native
[I perk up from my stitching by the fire...]
I think that your first-hand notations from your own observation of an
original artifact does constitute primary source...
[going back to my stitching, but I find it hard to embroider while giggling]
I saw Chancellor Henry during the last session of the Atlantean
Univeristy. Though stooped with care and the weight of his huge
academic responsiblity, he didn't look ancient enough to qualify as
"an artifact." In fact, he didn't even look old enough to be "an
heirloom," "an antique," or "a mathom."
His step was quite sprightly, his ankles trim, and his voice rang out
well in assembly. Appearances can be deceiving, though. Does his
vigorous demeanor truly mask a vast and unimaginable age?