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



"Sic Semper Tyrannis (*Thus* Always to Tyrants)," which has nothing to do
with Late Cretaceous theropods, but rather is the Virginina State
(Commonwealth) motto, as well as the words reportedly uttered by John Wilkes
Booth after he shot Abraham Lincoln (Ford's Theater, Washington, DC, 14
April 1865).

-= Tuck =-

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Martyniuk" <martyniukm2@UofS.edu>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Friday, December 08, 2000 5:33 PM
Subject: 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.
>
>