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Re: (acronyms)



> BAND- Birds Are Not Dinosaurs (a less amusing version of ABSRD,
> but one that can be used to call proponents BANDits).

It should be noted that Storrs "BAND leader" Olson and the other BANDits
proudly wore stickers saying "Birds Are NOT Dinosaurs!" at the SAPE
conference of 2001. The Science article on this comedy included the terms
"Storrs 'BAND leader' Olson" and "BANDit".

In addition:
ABSURD -- anything but a small undiscovered running dinosaur
RABID -- raptors are birds in disguise (a synonym of MANIAC)

Oh, the SAPE is the Society for Avian Paleontology and Evolution.