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RE: My Pet Dinosaur - Re: If the asteroid had missed...

Please, we of the antipodes have too many vowels in our words already.

At 07:49 AM 15/03/2007, you wrote:
I believe that "Palaeontologist" is the standard British/Aussie, etc.

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-----Original Message----- From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On Behalf Of Nick Pharris Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 5:02 PM To: dinosaur@usc.edu Subject: Re: My Pet Dinosaur - Re: If the asteroid had missed...

Quoting mkirkaldy@aol.com:

> Did anyone see this program on BBC's Horizon?  "My Pet Dinosaur" is
> evidently what the news release stories were based on.  Funny review
> of the program at:

"At the other extreme was the palaeonotologist who'd been Jurassic
Park's dino-consultant."

Palaeonotologist?  Is that someone who studies ancient backs, or the
ancient south?

Nick Pharris
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan

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