Re: [tied] Yers

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 22988
Date: 2003-06-10

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From: fortuna11111
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Yers

> Yes, Bulgaria has to wake up from the stone age of communism. And
unfortunately, historical liguistics does not exist as a field of study in
any Bulgarian university (I think I want to do something about it one day).

I wonder. Perhaps historical _English_ studies are an exception, but my
coleague and good friend Donka Minkova (now at UCLA) must have learnt her
trade somewhere, definitely not in a cave, and if you object that the best
scholars couldn't stay in the country, well, late Andrei Danchev, an
excellent scholar, remained Sophia-based to the end of his life.