Kusunda et al.

Bh.Krishnamurti bhk at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Sun Nov 8 09:09:34 UTC 1998

Incidentally, I am on the Nostratic list also, although I do not participate
in much of their discussion. I sent my reply to Indology thinking that the
thread originated there!

At 18:13 07/11/98 +0100, you wrote:
>Miguel Carrasquer Vidal <mcv at WXS.NL> wrote:
>>Oops, I hadn't noticed the switch in mailing lists...
>>For puzzled Indology members, I should explain that this was a
>>discussion on the Nostratic list about Kusunda,
>Yes, how on earth did that thread jump from Nostratic to Indology?
>>In that context, Jacob had mentioned Elfenbein about
>>Brahui, and had subsequently consulted prof. Krishnamurti.  My
>>response had gone to the Nostratic list, and I thoughtlessly failed
>>to add prof. Krishnamurti to the recipient list, for which I
>Yes I was in the same situation. There was no good way to involve
>prof. Krishnamurti in the discussion since he does not read the
>Nostratic list and I think mixing lists and personal email addresses
>in messages can only result in confusion, so I simply gave his email
>in my message and relied on the fact that readers interested in his
>argument could contact him directly if they wished.
>>>Who said there are no IA loans in Brahui? Wrong!
>>Not me.
>Grin. It was me, but it was from B.Sergent's account of J.E.'s
>paper. Please please do not rely on that to judge it. The reference
>is: Joseph Elfenbeim, "A periplus of the Brahui problem", Studia
>Iranica, 16.2 (1987), 215-233
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