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RE: Incisivosaurus gauthieri Translation & Pronunciation
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Tommy Bradley
> Hi Everybody,
> During my recent research concerning this toothy weirdo, I came across
> plenty of information; plenty to fill in my data file anyway.
> Concerning the names, the info went like this:
> *Incisivosaurus* = "The name refers to the prominent incisiform
> *gauthieri* = Honoring Professor Jacques Gauthier for "his groundbreaking
> work on the evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs."
> My question is pretty cut & dry: how are these names pronounced?
My guess would be "In-sigh-SEE-vo-sore-us goo-tee-AIR-ee"
> And is the
> generic translation as simple as "Incisor lizard?" I assume it's more
> complex then that.
Nope. It is essentially "incisor lizard" (and was orignally going to be
even closer in form to that).
> Any help will be greatly appreciated,
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
College Park, MD 20742
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