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Re: Rahonavis....Both!

In a message dated 2/24/99 10:22:52 AM EST, lawrence@dsuper.net writes:

<< Say what?  All this does is retain the same question using different terms.
 Seeing as how it really screws around with the common term "bird", I don't
 see any advantage to this definition at all. >>

Frankly, Scarlett, I don't give a damn what they're called. Birds, schmurds.
Maybe schmurds is better; comes with no prior historical baggage. So:
dinosaurs are flightless schmurds, birds are flying schmurds, and so on.