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Re: Definition of 'fish', & GSP is displeased ;-)
Out of curiosity, what's the preferred local name?
--- On Mon, 5/3/10, Dann Pigdon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Dann Pigdon <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Definition of 'fish', & GSP is displeased ;-)
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, May 3, 2010, 7:15 PM
> On Tue, May 4th, 2010 at 10:41 AM,
> Tim Williams <email@example.com>
> > 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