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Re: The Lost World: Errata
>In a message dated 95-09-24 18:48:06 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeff Poling)
>> Unnecessarily picky, I think.
>How much would it have hurt the novel if he had written "paleontologists Jack
>Horner and Robert Makela" instead of just "paleontologist Jack Horner"?
And how much does it hurt NOT to have it in there? Lost World is a work
of fiction about a fictional place with fictional characters in fictional
situations. Expecting it to recount the entire long boring story of how
Maiasaurua peeblsorum received its name is a bit much and totally irrelevant
to the story as a whole. This is NOT a doctoral dissertation, a reference
book, or even The Dinosaur Heresies.
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