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Coming up with good example sentences for a conlang is one of the most annoying parts of the hobby, at least for me. You have to pick something that exemplifies parts of the grammar, but you also want it to feel natural, and appropriate for your con-culture. And, if you're like me, you want something that sounds good. Getting all of that right is a pretty tall order.

Yet sometimes, conlangers go above and beyond, coming up with example sentences that range from creative to outrageous. Here are some of my favorites. For more silliness, see Zompist's list of absurd phrases from real phrasebooks.

(Unfortunately, many of these languages are no longer available on the Web. I've scrounged the corresponding examples from Richard Kennaway's Conlang List.)

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