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Re: Strange thoughts on PN - was Re: BAD vs. BADD

Mike Taylor wrote:

No, but parrots are Pollyphyletic.

Incidentally, this pun isn't as bad as you might think (though it is pretty bad). In 2000, Gareth Dyke and Joanne Cooper named a new fossil parrot _Pulchrapollia_ ("beautiful parrot"). Thus, "Polly" (for parrot) officially entered the scientific nomenclature.