Re: [INDOLOGY] Dravidian etymologies for 'makara', viṭaṅkar etc.

Valerie Roebuck vjroebuck at
Tue Apr 7 08:12:25 UTC 2015

Dear Colleagues

Surely it is possible to disagree with fellow list members without being offensive? (I have no knowledge at all of the issues under discussion here, but I strongly object to the use of the word ‘lame’ as an insult and the slur on ‘lazy Westerners’.)

Valerie J Roebuck
Manchester, UK

> On 7 Apr 2015, at 02:16, rajam <rajam at EARTHLINK.NET> wrote:
> Dear Indology List, Suresh, Palaniappan …
> Thank you immensely for discussing this topic and bringing out the details to the unknown.
> I just wanted to share some sporadic thoughts, which have been painful for me over the years.
> There’s a problem of methodology here. 

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