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Re: Aussiedraco, new Australian pteranodontoid pterosaur



On Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011 at 12:32 PM, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> 
wrote:

> What you are really saying is that Australians _do not use_ the term 
> "Aussie" and use "Ozzy" _instead_.
> 
> The concept that it's possible to assume that anybody would write one 
> word but mean a quite different -- etymologically related, but different 
> -- word is the stinking rot in English spelling. It gives me word rage. 
> (You know, like road rage, only more persistent.)

You must really hate English place names then (ie. Worcester, Greenwich, 
Gloucester, etc)

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Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
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