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Re: Archaeopteryx?



At 05:35 PM 5/8/99 EDT, Alien4240@aol.com wrote:
>Hey, I have trouble pronouncing some of these names. How do you pronounce 
>Archaeopteryx and Ornithischian. Thanks.

The first one is most commonly pronounced "ar-kee-OP-ter-ix".

There is a difference of opinion over the second.  Some prefer
"orn-ith-IS-kee-an", others "orn-ith-ISH-i-an"

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