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Re: Meet Protopteryx: two Yixian maniraptorans in one week!
In a message dated 12/8/00 5:52:18 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> >I always thought "sic" stood for "spelling in context", indicating that
> >that's how it
> >appeared in the original text. Maybe I'm wrong.
> It does. In fact, that's exactly what it means
A quick clarification: "spelling in context" is indeed what "sic" is used
for, but the expression did not *originate* as an acronym.