Neologisms, Scat, and Ella Fitzgerald

The core concept of Creolearth is coevolution from a scaffolding of natural  world languages.  However,  there are countless opportunities for creativity, including creation of Creolearth neologisms.

Where could new words come from?   I think Ella Fitzgerald’s inspired “One Note Samba” from 1969  provides a clue, and definitely provides some great entertainment.

Fitzgerald demonstrates that  “meaningless” vocalizations — scat — can reflect the emotional heart of our conversations.

Scat almost seems to convey meaning; we can imagine the conversations, can supply our own interpretations.  We “know” what she’s talking about.

I wonder whether new words for a new world could come out of a similar process.

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