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Re: another dumb question: Terror Birds are not dinosaurs?
On 6/29/07, Paula Goodman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Oh, thank you David! THAT'S the kind of thing I really wanted to know.
We hear so much about how dinosaurs and birds share many morphological
traits, but the differences -- as you listed, of those we hear of not
Small nitpick--"differences between birds and dinosaurs" is,
technically, as nonsensical as "differences between bats and mammals."
A minor rephrasing fixes this:
"We hear so much about how birds share many morphological traits with
*other* dinosaurs, but the differences -- as you listed, of those we
hear of not so much..."
Good general point, though.