September 02, 2006

Towards proto-cow

Despite the recent surge of interest in the emerging science of cow dialectology, one crucial piece of the puzzle has been lacking: the perspective of historical linguistics. There have been few advances since Ferdinand le Taureau's pioneering "Mémoire sur le système primitif des meuglements indo-européennes" (1879). But it turns out that Christina Skelton, from the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory at the University of Texas, has been on the case since 2001:

Posted by Mark Liberman at September 2, 2006 10:33 AM