Comparative linguistics

Sam Garg gargsam at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 29 20:43:38 UTC 2000

I will not presume to speak for the practical jokers.  Unlike that group, we
live, breathe and practice Indian culture daily.

If it is any comfort to the scholars on this list, I, for one, would not
have subscribed to this list though I would have certainly taken the time
for a courtesy look.



>From: Robert Zydenbos <zydenbos at GMX.LI>
>Reply-To: Indology <INDOLOGY at LISTSERV.LIV.AC.UK>
>Subject: Re: Comparative linguistics
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 21:36:33 +0200
>Am 28 Mar 00, um 11:12 schrieb Sam Garg:
> > In principle, our views are startlingly alike.  I am therefore
> > confident that you will join me in requesting the name of this list
> > be changed to "Speculations in Indology - A philological
> > perspective".  I respectfully submit this title change will bring
> > about two key benefits:
> >
> > 1) more accurately reflect the nature of this list
> > 2) sharply reduce the number of 'non-specialists' that subscribe
> > to/ clutter this list
> >
> > warmest regards,
> > Sanjay Garg
>Would this help against the practical jokers who join this originally
>scholarly list to politely waste the time of those for whom the study
>of Indian culture is not a joke or mere hobby?
>Sincerely yours,
>Dr. Robert J. Zydenbos
>the Netherlands

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