George Starostin: The Archives

This is my personal dusty attic of various stuff, professional and non-professional, much of it of questionable value and really only stored as memories, but, on the other hand, nothing in here is too personal or too Godawful to be hidden away or burned forever, and maybe some of this brick-a-brack can even be useful to somebody someday. Take your pick if you're inclined.

Professional Backlog

Brugmann's Law: Fiction or Reality? Old term paper from 1992 or 1993, never published (I dislike publishing stuff on Indo-European linguistics since the field is so crowded anyway it takes more time to sort all the references than to actually do real research), but some of the ideas in there are still valid, I think. In Microsoft Word format.

Reconstruction of Proto-Dravidian Phonology. My old Ph.D. thesis (in Russian), still waiting to be officially published because of all the bugs and extra data that I don't have time to incorporate. Still, recommended to everyone who can read Russian, has an interest in the history of Dravidian languages, and is not afraid of occasional "anti-mainstream" opinions. (I'm really running myself into a corner here).

Non-Professional Backlog

Winni-Puhus. Recently discovered on an old disc, here's my full translation of A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh into Latin, effectuated, I believe, at the age of 13 or 14, sometime around that, and thus full to the brim of stylistic mistakes (but definitely not grammatical ones). Uploaded for the pure fun of the idea and nostalgic purposes.

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