>No. You let the post through after I deleted my own comments.
> At 5:06:45 PM on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, Richard Wordingham
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mkelkar2003"
> > <swatimkelkar@> wrote:
> >> See Grimm's law fact or myth.pdf in the files section.
> >> "Whichever the development may have been, we can see one
> >> thing clearly. Grimm's Law, the `Germanic Consonant
> >> Shift," has evaporated. The Proto-Aryan basis on which it
> >> had been predicated has vanished (Gessman 1990, p.12)."
> > His 'demolition' argument seems to be that *t > /þ/ cannot
> > have induced *d > /t/ because after the first stage [t]
> > survived in clusters such as /st/, /ft/ and /xt/. So, pray
> > tell me, how did the High German consonant shift happen?
> > (Pretty much the same clusters survive from Proto-Germanic
> > in Old High German, except that /st/ has generally become
> > /St/.)
> It isn't entirely clear *what* his argument is, because
> Kelkar didn't copy the whole article. That's why I bounced
> his post the last time he tried,