Lastly, it was stated, though you refused to admit that.Where is your evidence that modern Germans can understand Old English? We're still waiting.
No, it said that it was closer to "modern German and Icelandic" in "most respects".
You're engaged in a red herring. The issue wasn't whether Old English was Germanic (or even whether it was "more Germanic" than any other particular language), but whether or not modern Germans could understand Old English.
Provide the evidence to support your claim that modern Germans can understand Old English.
We're *still* waiting.
Old English is more of modern German and Icelandic than modern English in most respect.