toki pona 

My original idea for the name of the game was to use the same format as "pico, fermi, zilch", but I decided it's unnecessarily complex. I didn't like the word "o" appearing in the title with another character that looks like the letter O. There's not a huge corpus of works written in toki pona, so I can use a very simple title without conflicting with anything, and simple is good

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It's so weird and cool how using the glyphs actually improves my reading comprehension

As an English speaker, noun-adjective feels super unintuitive to me, and when I first started writing I was constantly putting the adjective before the noun without realizing it. But when I look at the glyphs I immediately recognize when I make the mistake. I'm like "oh, nimi is the subject, it's the most important thing, of course it comes before luka luka"

I think it's not unreasonable to suggest that learning toki pona might stretch out my brain-putty and give my language acquisition centers enough of a workout to make it easier to learn a natural language later. I'm excited

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