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Re: raptors, 'raptors, "raptors"...?

In a message dated 97-08-15 17:59:28 EDT, dannj@alphalink.com.au writes:

<< Sure I'd prefer to use
 the term "dromaeosaur", but when your audience is the general public
 most people wouldn't know what a dromaeosaur was if it walked up
 and bit them (ok, maybe then they would). >>

Tell the general public that "dromaeosaurid" is the correct term for the
dinosaurs that many people have taken to calling "raptors." And keep
hammering at it. Applying a heavy cudgel repeatedly to the skull is the only
way to get some people's attention.