From: <rmccalli@...>
Sent: Saturday, June 21, 2003 4:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Nostratica] Re: Origin of the Sumerian language

> I've seen "Banana language" described in the context of "International
> technical/cultural infrastructure jargon" but I'd appreciate it if you'd
> elaborate more and give examples.

I wish I could. It now looks as though I came across the term in . The most detailed
comments I could find on the issue is in by
Gordon Whittaker, but I cannot find any examples. Unless I have confounded
two subscripts, it looks as thought the 'banana language' might be
Indo-European. Perhaps some with access to linguistic journals can tell us
more. Jens Rasmussen speaks favourably of his work at .