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Re: Vulture warm up
Dan Chure writes:
> >> So -- refresh my memory -- where do parrots fit in?
> > Ha! Ha! Heheh! Harrrr!!!
> > Nobody knows. They jump around and like sitting in
> > polytomies. Wait 10 years, and they might have settled down, or
> > not.
> "like sitting in polytomies" --- very nice phrase. This should be
> formalized, maybe in latin, as the term could widely used in
> phylogenetic analysis.
Actually, if we're talking about parrots, should that be pollytomies?
I'll get my coat.
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