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Re: Walking dromaeosaurs
> > Not to mention Dutch "Kwikstaart" (Position-differing (for lack of a
> > translation of this old-fashioned word) tail)
> Ok, that word looks like the english "quick start",
Or like German Sterz, an old word used by hunters for the tails of some
animals. (German z is pronounced ts, and usually derived from t.)
> It came up with "mercury tail".
Isn't mercury sometimes called quicksilver, because it's silver in "color"
Mmm... dinosaurs, dinosaurs... when I'll come home from my grandparents in 2
weeks, I will (or so I hope!) translate my "paper" on the results of my
cladistic analysis of Mesozoic birds (the trees of which are already in the