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Re: Platypuses may be older than we think...



By analogy, platypuster. I know this because my 3-year-old, after watching a
Sesame St bit about octopus, came running to report to her mother, "And I
saw al the ---- I saw all the ----" brow furrowed, then triumphantly, "Saw
all the octopuster!"
Scott Perry
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dann Pigdon" <dannj@alphalink.com.au>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:12 AM
Subject: Re: Platypuses may be older than we think...


> Tim Williams writes:
>
> > Speaking of SVP...
> >
> > http://www.abc.net.au/science/news/stories/2007/2067572.htm
> >
> > Concerns _Teinolophos trusleri_ and evidence for electro-reception.
>
> At the risk of encouraging another Latin grammar thread; what would be the
> more correct plural of platypus? Platypi? Platypodes?
>
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