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RE: An alternate universe (was Re: Nqwebasaurus, an African ornithomimosaur)




> 
> Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 19:29:26 +0000
> From: tyazbeck@comcast.net
> To: tholtz@umd.edu
> CC: dinosaur@usc.edu; david.cerny1@gmail.com
> Subject: Re: An alternate universe (was Re: Nqwebasaurus, an African 
> ornithomimosaur)
> 
> Can we get some images of Nqqqqqqwebasaurus, the ornythomymusawr? Photos?

 

 C'mon, let's at least keep it a little related to what we're supposed to be 
doing here? So we don't need photos - we need an x-ray or CAT-scan of that 
dinosaur's effect on the human throat. > ----- Original Message -----

 

 

 


> > From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@umd.edu>
> > To: "david cerny1" <david.cerny1@gmail.com>
> > Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> > Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2012 3:11:45 PM
> > Subject: An alternate universe (was Re: Nqwebasaurus, an African 
> > ornithomimosaur)
> > 
> > Something to ponder:
> > 
> > In an alternate universe, there is a linguistics discussion list, on a
> > thread called "South African phonemes", a good 95% of the discussions are
> > on the anatomy, functional biology, and phylogenetic relationships of an
> > Early Cretaceous coelurosaur...
> > 
> > 
> > On Sat, June 16, 2012 12:46 pm, David Èerný wrote:
> > > I'm surprised no one has mentioned this paper yet:
> > >
> > > Atkinson QD 2011 Phonemic diversity supports a serial founder effect
> > > model of language expansion from Africa. Science 332(6027): 346--9
> > >
> > > The phoneme inventory size strongly correlates with geographical
> > > distance from Africa. It's not inversely proportional to wearing
> > > "actual" clothes (whatever those are) or living in multi-story
> > > buildings, though.
> > >
> > > --
> > > David Černý
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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> > 
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> > 
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