sometimes i read lyrics and sentences in other languages, with unfamiliar syntax, and think to myself,
"why can’t my language do that?"
now, if you are disturbed by the expansion of the hobbit into something bigger than the original, it is my humble opinion that you are missing the point of tolkien’s world.
he wanted people to write fanfiction. he wanted it to be a shared universe similar to lovecraft’s, that the tongues he made and used would not be for nothing.
…you know what, i’m going to go study quenya.
well, everyone and their cat is translating elisabeth after more than twenty years.
i can’t help but imagine with a funny grin the sort of look which would appear on michael kunze’s face if he were exposed to all of them at once.