I find myself using lolcat language a lot, especially (well, exclusively, really, because I don't want to be insanely annoying to people) with friends who also like them. Linguistically, the lol-conventions are strangely compelling because they are so open-ended and can express so many ideas, from the concrete to the abstract. The major lolcat tropes seem to cover almost every aspect of human psychology:
* Desire ("I can has X?")
* Motivation and action ("I'm in ur X doin Y")
* The need to be known by others ("My X, let me show you it)
* Recognition of individuality ("X has a flavor")
* Loss ("I has an X/Oh no they be stealin' my X")
* Acknowledgment of our sinful, selfish natures ("I [created] you an X but I [consumed] it")
* Fear and loathing ("Do not want!")
* The need to critique others ("X: Ur doin it wrong.").
Esperanto sounded like a good idea at the time, but it's been around for a hundred years or so and still hasn't picked up significant steam. Maybe it's time to give up on it and adopt lolspeak as the universal language.
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