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Re: Pantydraco and the worst dinosaur name
There was an opportunity to use Gasosaurus in a show I'm on. I just couldn't
bring myself to do it.
The mention of name makes people make flatulence noises and giggle like a 5
On Mar 10, 2011, at 1:17 PM, David Orr wrote:
> Futalognkosaurus. Just fugly.
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> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:06 PM, Brad McFeeters
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The worst dinosaur name is obviously *Megapnosaurus*, which is apparently so
>> distasteful that hardly anyone uses it. Or did I just miss the announcement
>> that *Syntarsus* was never preoccupied after all? (Tykoski & Rowe 2004 list
>> *Megapnosaurus* as a junior synonym of *Syntarsus*, then proceed to use
>> *Syntarsus* for the rest of the chapter... Carrano & Sampson 2008 use
>> *Syntarsus* exclusively, without comment... ???)
>> *Pantydraco* at least has a cooler name than its close relative
>> *Ignavusaurus,* the "coward lizard."
>>> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:13:37 -0700
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>>> Subject: Re: Pantydraco anatomy described (free pdf)
>>> On Wed, 9 Mar 2011, David Krentz wrote:
>>>> Could be the worst dinosaur name ever.
>>> Hmmm. I smell a thread coming up.
>>> Worst names list?