kottke.org posts about Arika Okrent

Words from invented languagesJun 17 2009

Arika Okrent wrote a book on invented languages so University of Chicago Magazine asked her to share her ten favorite made-up words.

lxmsgevjltshevjlpshev: "179 degrees 59 minutes and 59 seconds of west longitude within one second of reaching 180 degrees west" Now that's a word!

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