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Re: gender



In a message dated 97-11-09 00:30:48 EST, gbabcock@best.com writes:

<< So, if Larson's hunch proves to be correct, and Sue's proximal chevron is
 smaller and stubbier than those found on the gracile _Tyrannosaurus rex_
 morphs, shouldn't paleontologists petition the powers that be to rename the
 animal _Tyrannosaura regina_, "Queen of the tyrant lizards"?
  >>

This would be an "unjustified emendation," since one cannot change the
spellings of generic or specific names for non-linguistic, non-grammatic
reasons.