So, I'm still in Arkansas AND still on deadline, but thought this one was too good to pass up: a pending court case over whether an invented language belongs, legally, to the ones who initially created it or those who have developed and added to it. This is obviously an issue with a lot of relevance to Tolkien and the purist/neo-Sindarin debate. Here's the link:
And while we're talking Tolkien invented languages, here's a review of SECRET VICE by John Garth from the NEW STATESMAN a week or two ago; thanks to Jessica for the link.
current reading: just finished Tessa Verney Wheeler biography, just started Joshi on the Cthulhu Mythos
on the Electoral College
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