Eyan, eyik-ti "Katik saa kikenatin-wo a aran ni tates to sik tsiquos ena sakir kat rokerinsa a sise-we sas kikehaana-wo ya yiket i hasin i tahin."
Next, they said, "We should build a city and a tower that can go up to the sky so that our name will be remembered before we might be scattered to the entire surface of the world.
Ball created Skerre while in middle school. One of his teachers built a class exercise around it, the product of which was a play performed entirely in Skerre for the seventh and eighth grades. Ball went on to become a linguist.