Perhaps Glenny if you had published something you might be less bent
out of shape when someone offers any type of criticism (all be it a
gentle crit). Your thoughts are open for the taking but definitely
not available for discussion, eah? Actually, it's quite easy to
assume a passive mode and likely that's why you "go irate" with your
off-color terminology.

Now why should I need to come up with a new name to describe a
language family when many of the senior researchers have already
presented several excellent alternatives?

Nah, I'm not radically trying to redefine established terminology.
Only trying to pull it all together.