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Re: more (specific) dino collective nouns



At 02:29 PM 10/8/98 -0400, Chris Srnka wrote:

>> A mall of _Ornithomimus edmontonicus_ (particularly the _O. e. occidentalis_
>> subspecies... ;-)

>  Some great ones there, Thomas. But is it a "mall" or a "maul"? I thought it
>was the latter.

Nope, the former.  A mall.  An Edmonton Mall.  In fact, a West Edmonton Mall
(which would make it one VERY BIG _Ornithomimus_).

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:tholtz@geol.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661