Invented Language Finds Russian Fans

This story by Joshua Foer about John Quijada, his invented language, Ithkuil, and it's adoption by a cult-like group in Russia is fascinating on many levels.  Quijada seems much more realistic and modest regarding the significance of his work than others who work at the fringes of "academic respectability" and is charmingly torn between pride and puzzlement at its achieving a devoted following half a world away.

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