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Re: Definition of 'fish', & GSP is displeased ;-)

On Tue, May 4th, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Tim Williams <tijawi@yahoo.com> wrote:

> The collective term
> 'bear' continues to be applied to members of the family Ursidae,
> despite the fact that we also have water bears and the koala bear,
> both of which belong outside this family.  

The only people who seem to use the term 'koala bear' tend to be ignorant 
American tourists 
(which may be a tautology). Australians find the term particularly annoying.


Dann Pigdon
GIS Specialist                         Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj