Larry Trask larryt at
Fri Aug 13 08:58:32 UTC 1999

On Thu, 12 Aug 1999, Rick Mc Callister wrote:

> In fact, I'm sure that after Stefan gets back from
> Siberia he's going to get together with Larry to formulate a
> Basque-Yeniseian language family :>

Oh, this has already been done, by John Bengtson in a series of
publications and by Merritt Ruhlen in chapter 4 of his 1994 book On the
Origin of Languages (the Stanford book, not the Wiley one).  The
comparisons, in my view, are woeful, and I have criticized them

Larry Trask
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH

larryt at

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