Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at COX.NET
Wed Mar 21 22:14:29 UTC 2012

On 3/21/2012 3:58 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> "Comparative and Historical Linguistics"
> "For those interested in Historical and Comparative linguistics,
> including studying languages and cultures, _or they're history_."

[Larry can't decide on a shot of Scope, or of Listerine.  Decides to
compromise on a snifter of The Christian Brothers.]
> Who's history? The languages and cultures, knowledge of which will
> otherwise be lost? Or those who are uninterested in this field, whose
> existence will be terminated?
> Unacceptable ambiguity, IMO.

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