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Re: Essentialist Explanations, 8.0 edition

From:Amber Adams <amber@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 26, 2001, 23:56
Hindi is essentially a combination of bad Persian and worse Sanskrit.
Bombay Hindi is essentially bad English.
Conversely, Bombay English is essentially bad Hindi.
Burushaski is essentially Basque spoken by Indians.
Malayalam is essentially Tamil as spoken by people who like palindromes.
Malay is essentially Indonesian as spoken by Englishmen.
Conversely, Indonesian is essentially Malay as spoken by Dutchmen.


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>