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Re: The today programme



Can't wait, Tom Swift said decrepitically. "Brontosaurus" was a pterosaur, eh?
Scott Perry
High Mountain Writers' House
Irasburg, VT USA
----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@umd.edu>
To: <christian@darkin.demon.co.uk>; <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 8:06 AM
Subject: RE: The today programme


From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
On Behalf Of Christian Darkin
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 2:34 AM
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: The today programme

Hi
There was a piece on BBC radio4's today programme just now
about some silly theory about all dinosaurs being aquatic.

It was pretty easily put down by a 2nd interviewee but really
- we're used to a bit higher standard of debate from the
today programme.  Surely they could have found a better
current dino story if they wanted one!


A shame, really. Since tomorrow there is going to be some REAL dinosaur news (he said, cryptically...)

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