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Re: Pterodactylus kochi

On 2/8/07, Nick Pharris <npharris@umich.edu> wrote:
> (And a plea to all of you who publish new names: PLEASE include a
> suggested pronunciation in the systematic palaeontology.  Thanks to
> Jerry for doing this with _Suuwassea_ -- one of the few dinosaur
> names that there is no excuse for mispronouncing!)

And a second plea:  if you do this, please do it in IPA, and not
English pseudo-phonetic spelling!

Seconded! The only thing worse than English fauxnetics by a native English-speaker is English fauxnetics by someone with a Chinese (or whatever) accent.

Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?