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RE: Various items
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> Quoting "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Extremely insightful commentary on a chapter from the
> recent Indiana
> > Univ Press Tyrannosaurus rex book (not that I'm biased or anything):
> > g.html
> I've only got one minor quibble about the text - the use of
> the word 'Gondwanaland' at the end of the second-last
> paragraph. The word Gondwana means 'land of the Gonds', so
> Gondwanaland would mean 'land of the land of the Gonds'.
True, and most geologists currently use "Gondwana", but "Gondwanaland" was
the original formulation of this name.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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