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Words I have learned....
-At 10:31 AM 9/19/95 -0400, Jerry D. Harris wrote: > abstracts thingy
-I must add this highly technical term to my growing list of
-palaeo-talk, which also includes "buttload," thanks to TH. Let's see
-. . . "Harris, Holtz, and Olshevsky revealed in a recent _JVP_
-abstracts thingy that they were about to revamp *Ceratopian*
-phylogeny, based upon their in-depth analyses of a whole buttload of
ok, words I have learned on this list....
THAGOMIZER=from Larson, the spikes on the end of a stegasaur tail.
(question-does this name apply to spikes on other generas' tails?)
BUTTLOAD=from Holtz, a large amount of something, usually referring to
(question-wouldn't this mean a BUTTINSKY is someone that does
ABSTRACTS THINGY=from Harris, Holtz, and Olshevsky, a paper written on
some stuff. Not usually available when you want it.
HUMPING (snicker)=how pinnipeds move on dry land (no comment, nope,
NECKING=what boy giraffes do to other boy giraffes when they want to
do the naughty thing with girl giraffes. Rather like arm wrestling
but makes bigger bruises.