Dear Glennie.  A language with only a vocabulary is nothing more than a dictionary.  One needs syntax (among other things) to breathe life into the words. 
----- Original Message -----
From: Glen Gordon
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2001 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: [nostratic] And finally...

>About those hundreds of words -- hate to tell you, but hundreds still
> >doesn't constitute a language.

And what does?? A thousand, ten thousand, a million? Is English
still an undecipherable language??! Please, Gerry, your twisted
rantings are unappreciated and it seems that most disagree with
you on this list.