Sul Sul — the story of the Simlish language

Sul Sul — the story of the Simlish language

Remember Sims, that computer game from the early 2000s that let you create virtual human beings and follow their everyday lives? Here’s a podcast episode on one aspect of the game I wasn’t aware of: Sims had their own made-up language, which soon turned into a phenomenon of its own, with pop songs being re-recorded in Simlish. What makes it especially interesting: Nobody has control over the rules of the language, it’s «a language from no one for everyone».

From Weekly Filet #379, in January 2022. More on: #

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