HP = Honored Poster, or something to that effect. HP came into use as a way of referring to people without having to worry about Dr., ect... and giving everyone a sort of level title which didn't imply not knowing as much about the subject (correct me if I am wrong), since not everyone here has a Phd, ect...
I for one don't mind them at all, And I think the average newbie is going to be much more confused by cladistic and anatomical terms, as I know I was at first...
Before, being referred to as HP just make you feel all warm and funny inside :)
Mark Foster <Megavenator1985@msn.com> wrote:
I [myself] wish that everyone [on the DML] would stop using initials for everything because it makes it that much harder for new lister's to understand the conversations of others.I do not think I am asking for much.Mark the illustrator----- Original Message -----From: R. IrmisSent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 2:26 PMTo: email@example.comCc: Dinosaur Mailing ListSubject: RE: HP<<what's "HP"??? like in HP Bob>>
I think its short for Holy Priest of Paleontology...
Seriously, it stands for "Honored Person". Check the archives...its come up
a few times.
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