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Re: Birds and pornography
> That mindset is reflected in certain names: Reptilia
> ("crawling things") and Primates ("foremost") are good examples.
Apart from getting rid of Reptilia, I've always called for (erm, but never
told anyone :-) ) renaming Primates into Primati. Very creative use of
Latin, I know, but it would imply meaning "the firsted ones" -- the ones
that have artificially _been put_ into the "first" position where they don't