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Re: another language reconstruction question

From:daniel andreasson <danielandreasson@...>
Date:Saturday, November 2, 2002, 12:21
Andreas Johansson wrote:

> Speaking of the spread of IE langs, searching for "Colin > Renfrew" should introduce you to a theory that IE was > rather spread by early farmers than by warlike western > steppe nomads. Less popular, and very probably less likely > (like I could tell!), but interesting nonetheless.
Having Renfrew occupying ~2cm of my bookshelf ;) I wonder why the farming theory is so much less likely than the nomad theory. ||| daniel ------------------------------------------------------------ "Marge, did you know that Lincoln and Kennedy had the same handicap?" - Homer Simpson ------------------------------------------------------------