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Re: FW: Feduccia (mis)quotes me and mentions the DML in his new book



--- On Thu, 1/5/12, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <tholtz@umd.edu> wrote:

> > We are descended from synapsids, but no one would say that we 
> > are synapsids, or extant synapsids, or mammalian synapsids. 
> 
> Ummm... Yes, we DO say that.

(AND:)
--- On Thu, 1/5/12, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <tholtz@umd.edu> wrote:

> Except when discussing the origins of birds or matter related 
> to that, people don't talk that way.
> 
> It is probably about as common as saying:
> 
> [when looking at kittens]: "What cute synapsids!"
> 

So which is it..? 

You see my point. 

No reply necessary. :)

    Paul P.