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Re: Meet Protopteryx: two Yixian maniraptorans in one week!



Sorry to go off the topic (namely, dinosaurs), but...

Tim Williams wrote:

>
> The word "sic" (Latin = thus) is used when quoting text from other sources, 
> and has
> come to mean
> "This is what the other guy said, and I'm giving notice that I am aware that
> it is incorrect".

I always thought "sic" stood for "spelling in context", indicating that that's 
how it
appeared in the original text. Maybe I'm wrong.