Indo-Germanic

Jacob Baltuch jacob.baltuch at infoboard.be
Sun Mar 9 11:31:42 EST 1997


>>When I posted on this list a comment on Bopp's position on "IE",
>>I tried to make clear I did not believe the use of "IG" by German
>>Indoeuropeanists nowadays was anything other than idiomatic (while suggesting
>>that they might want to look at the pedigree of the term nonetheless)
>
>One thing has struck me: For many years, the term "IG" has been used in a
>perfectly inocuous manner, having been emptied of its ideological content.
>Have you thought about the possibility that by making it an object of
>discussion, you may contribute to its being ideologized again? Maybe we
>should let sleeping bears sleep?

Excuse-me?  My first intervention on this topic happened when
someone suggested that *the whole world* should switch to IG
"as a hommage" to Bopp.

Please check the sequence of the posts. Thank you.








More information about the INDOLOGY mailing list