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Do you read Elfin? 

Now, this is some good reading!


The Wubed of a Marlup and a Narg

A marlup was poving his gump. Parmily, a narg horpped some whev in his gump. 

"Why did vump horp whev in my frinkle gump," the marlup juffed the narg.  

"Er'm muvily trungir," the narg grupped. "Er hished vump horpped whev in your gump. Do vump pove your frinkle gump?"

To read well, we don't always need to know all of the words.  We can understand words from their morphemes and syntax.  We can use familiar small words (functors) to provide clues about the part of speech of unfamiliar words. To prove this point, answer the following questions about the story:
  1. How many creatures are in the story?  
  2. What are they named?
  3. What was the marlup doing?
  4. What did the narg put in the marlup's gump?
  5. What do you think "juff" means?  
  6. What do you think "gump" means?
  7. What kind of "gump" was it?
  8. What do you think "vump" means?
  9. What do you think "er" means?
  10. What part of speech is "muvily?"

Try to write out the whole story using English words to replace the Elfin.