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Re: layperson

In a message dated 97-08-23 03:44:57 EDT, JH6669@AOL.COM writes:

<< as for the
 Brontosaurus/Apatosaurus thing, most of us grew up with Brontosaurus, and
 general public doesn't care enough to learn that it has changed.  >>

This change was called for by Elmer S. Riggs back in the early 1900s and was
formalized by Holland in 1916. There's no excuse for continuing to use
_Brontosaurus_ in place of _Apatosaurus_.