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, "indravayu" <sonno3@...> wrote:
> The moderators should be ashamed - this used to be a decent list!
I've beat my head against that wall harder and over a longer
period of time than anybody else, I believe, Chris, but there
is a point where even I finally give up and accept that some
things simply cannot be changed.
Since focus and civil atmosphere have been lost for the sake
of freedom, I say we make the best of what can't be changed
and take advantage of that freedom ourselves. Brian tells us
that Usenet functions in exactly this manner, for which see
and many people say they would have Usenet no other way.
By the way, it's somewhat appropriate that a list named after
a fellow who himself displays Nostratomania should degenerate
in the same direction. For example see Kirill's webpage at
where he claims that
"The Nostratic macrofamily of languages is a scientifically
proven genetic unity of a number of language families of the
That's all Indo-European is to some people, a piece in a jig-
saw puzzle for which they dream of winning a prize for putting
together first. If that piece has to be beaten into place to
fit, so be it.