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Re: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod
On 4 January 2011 13:38, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> They seem to have taken it off of the forthcoming papers page.
Yes, at my request :-)
I have also marked the Wikipedia article for Speedy Deletion, although
I can't delete it myself as only Wikipedia Administrators have
permission to do that. (If anyone here is a Wikipedia Admin, please
do delete this article!)
In the mean time, I'd take it kindly if y'all could just pretend that
none of this ever happened, then squeal in delight when the paper
actually does come out in a month or two. Apologies once more to you
all for the inconvenience. Ironic that this should happen just five
days after Bill Prker posted this article over on his blog Chinleana:
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
>> On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:41 AM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Mathew Wedel
>> Subject: Re: Brontomerus, new Utah sauropod
>> On 4 January 2011 09:35, T. Michael Keesey <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:14 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >> The paper has great reconstruction of a parent Brontomerus
>> >> a youngster by kicking the Cretaceous out of a Utahraptor.
>> > Nice!
>> > Also worth mentioning is the etymology--"Brontomerus" means
>> "thunder thighs".
>> Dammit all. We TOLD the journal, several times, that we
>> didn't want the in-press manuscript circulated until it was
>> actually published.
>> Apart from creating a nomen nudum, this is going to make it
>> much harder to arrange publicity.
>> Ah well. Thanks to you both for your interest in what is,
>> after all, a pretty weird sauropod. Yes, that etymology is spot on.
>> -- Mike.
>> > --
>> > T. Michael Keesey
>> > Technical Consultant and Developer, Flex Specialist Glendale,
>> > California http://tmkeesey.net/