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Re: Koreanosaurus, new burrowing ornithopod



On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:
> 'Koreanosaurus' seems like such a clumsy name. What would have been wrong 
> with 'Koreasaurus'?
> It would have rolled off the tongue more easily. Or even 'Koreasaura' if 
> Korea is considered
> a 'motherland' rather than a 'fatherland'.

That doesn't follow - the gender of of the 2nd part of a
(pseudo-)Latinate compound doesn't tell you anything about that of the
1st.

-- 
Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?