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Re: Dinosaur-bird link on 30 Rock



> one of the characters -in an altered
> state of mind- tells his friend in a very earnest voice "
> dinosaurs are not dead.  THey are birds, man. 
> Birds are dinosaurs.  Its beautiful

Ja, But then it is followed by BS about Eagle mating rituals, and how when they 
lock talons in midair and spiral to the ground, they won't release until they 
have mated... even if it means death.



--- On Fri, 4/30/10, David Krentz <ddkrentz@charter.net> wrote:

> From: David Krentz <ddkrentz@charter.net>
> Subject: Re: Dinosaur-bird link on 30 Rock
> To: tholtz@umd.edu
> Cc: masloski.arthur@gmail.com, "'dinosaur'" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Date: Friday, April 30, 2010, 10:41 AM
> In the movie Role Model ( a guilty
> pleasure I must admit) one of the characters -in an altered
> state of mind- tells his friend in a very earnest voice "
> dinosaurs are not dead.  THey are birds, man. 
> Birds are dinosaurs.  Its beautiful" .   
> Could be wrong about the wording, but its something to that
> effect.
> 
> D
> On Apr 30, 2010, at 5:33 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> 
> >> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu
> [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> >> On Behalf Of Arthur Masloski
> >> 
> > In an episode of the Canadian sitcom Corner Gas, one
> of the characters asked
> > if the other had heard of recent discoveries that
> small bodied dinosaurs had
> > feathers, and the other said something to the effect
> of "I've organized my
> > whole life around it."
> > 
> > Amusingly, I know plenty of people for whom that
> wouldn't be a sarcastic
> > statement... :-)
> > 
> > 
> >> In a past episode Tracy is asked by Kenneth to
> take care of
> >> his pet bird and Tracy responds that since birds
> are
> >> dinosaurs doing so would not only be cool but
> brave...or
> >> something along those lines.
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 9:46 PM, <GSP1954@aol.com>
> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> In tonight's espisode of 30 Rock the Tina Fey
> character is walking
> >>> into the Alec Baldwin character's NBC office
> when her startled
> >>> response to the presence of a r

> >>> in a
> >>> frightened derogatory manner. It's both cool
> AND
> >> technically accurate.
> >>> 
> >>> GSPaul</HTML>
> > 
> > 
> > Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> > Email: tholtz@umd.edu   
> Phone: 301-405-4084
> > Office: Centreville 1216   
>         
> > Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
> > Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
> > http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
> > Fax: 301-314-9661       
> 
> > 
> > Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program,
> College Park Scholars
> > http://www.geol.umd.edu/~jmerck/eltsite/
> > Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program,
> College Park Scholars
> > http://www.geol.umd.edu/sgc
> > Fax: 301-314-9843
> > 
> > Mailing Address:    Thomas R. Holtz,
> Jr.
> >        
>     Department of Geology
> >        
>     Building 237, Room 1117
> >        
>     University of Maryland
> >        
>     College Park, MD 20742 USA
> > 
> 
>