History[ edit ] Blissymbols was invented by Charles K. After the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in , Bliss, a Jew , was sent to the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. His German wife Claire managed to get him released, and they finally became exiles in Shanghai , where Bliss had a cousin. Bliss devised Blissymbols while a refugee at the Shanghai Ghetto and Sydney , from to He wanted to create an easy-to-learn international auxiliary language to allow communication between different linguistic communities.
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E-mails can be sent to: info at semantography-blissymbolics. The bedroom is on the right. His favourite entertainment was the Muppet Show. Apart from its size, the thing that struck me was what he had hanging, in separate picture frames, on the wall above the head of his bed.
One was a mounted Nazi armband. The other was an article from a German newspaper. It included a photograph of a line, two abreast, of concentration camp labourers carrying shovels. This line stretches off far into the distance. When I first entered his room actually stood at the door - there was not enough room for two people to be in the room at the same time he saw me staring at these artifacts.
Then he said the following: "I never really escaped. Even now I wake up screaming and covered in sweat as in my dreams I relive those experiences. His whole existance is in one room, where he works, eats and sleeps. He lives out of cans except when he goes out to eat, and to save washing up he eats straight from the pan he has cooked in. He has deprived himself of every luxury for the sake of his work, his guests and love of life itself.
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