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Re: plural of "archaeopteryx"



>And while we are at it is the correct collective noun flock? It might 
>depend on it Archie is a bird or not...either flock or pack (after all it 
>is a therapod if not a _real_ bird)
>
>Bruce Wielinga.
>wielinga@kelvin.physics.uq.oz.au
>Bleah! I'm beginning to not look forward to this.
>{double feh!}
>
Obviously there is a clear, never-before-felt need for a collective noun
that fits Archie (like  charm or ululation).  For no good reason, I propose:

"a mystery of archaeopteryges"

Compilers of the next Oxford unabridged, take note.
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