Saturday, June 8, 2013

ZEDOQE I FO

For some reason, I felt the need to write my camp journal entirely in a secret language I invented.  Unfortunately, more than ten years later I have no idea what any of this meant.  Luckily, I abandoned this language after the first entry.  Any linguistics specialists who want to decode this for me, feel free:


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  1. "I will be going to camp in about 3 days. The 25th is my last day of summer. No more summer! I'm just worried about being nice to my family. My mom is always criticizing the way I dress. She thinks I'll be raped! That is so dumb!I'm very, well, not really VERY, but I am not very sexy. Anyway, we'll just SEE about that! I will write in here every day in camp, at night. This will tell you everything that happens to me (GOOD STUFF) with guys, even though I have a boyfriend already! (He'll never know, though.)"

    My GOD, that was fun. I'm no linguist, just a camp counselor well-versed in the ridiculousness of children, and former ridiculous child myself. Best I can tell, all of the consonants are substituted for ones either directly before or after themselves, ignoring vowels.

    This blog is amazing.

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    1. Oh my gosh, thank you. That sounds about right. The "boyfriend" i had was this kid named Alex who went to see Spiderman with me (I had previously seen it with a different boy who also never called me back, which I thought was kind of cool). Alex never kissed me or anything, and then disappeared for no reason, so technically I still had a "boyfriend"...but not really. I later became friends with Alex in high school and never discussed why he stopped speaking to me, but he turned out to be a nice person!

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  2. That's some incredible memory you've got there! This kind of makes me afraid to look at my own old diaries...

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