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Re: New iguanodonts in PLoS ONE

Mickey Mortimer <mickey_mortimer111@msn.com> wrote:

> I never said we should treat Latin and Greek differently from Chinese,
> Mongolian, or any other language.  "Respect" for something abstract like
>  a language or a dead culture falls squarely into the category of
> something we don't need to be concerned with.

Why not?

I don't need to say 'please' or 'thank you'.  But it's something I do anyway.

I would say that if you have no inclination to use Latin or Greek
properly when naming new taxa, then avoid Latin or Greek words

BTW, although Latin is dead as a conversational language, use of Latin
is still alive and well.  As just one example, look at what's written
on every American coin.