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Congratulations, DOCTOR Mike Taylor



Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. writes:
 > http://scienceblogs.com/tetrapodzoology/2009/04/welcome_dr_m_p_taylor.php#more

Thanks, Tom!

I mentioned the DML, and Tom in particularly, in the acknowledgements
of my dissertation; I reproduce the relevant section here for your
encouragement:

        That I was able to approach Dave [Martill, my supervisor] with
        even the little knowledge I did have is largely due to the
        education-by-stealth that I received from members of the
        Internet's Dinosaur Mailing List
        (http://dinosaurmailinglist.org) -- most notably Tom Holtz,
        who has a rare gift for explaining complex concepts simply and
        briefly.  I thank Mickey Rowe and Mary Kirkaldy for running
        the list so efficiently and providing a forum that has been so
        valuable to me.

It's true -- I would never has done this without the DML.

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