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Re: They did it again

On Mon, Aug 12th, 2013 at 1:15 AM, GSP1954@aol.com wrote:

> As you recall, on 11/6/93 I wrote a letter of complaint to the WashPost 
> about the inaccuracies in a Sunday Mark Trail comic strip featuring 
> dinosaurs. 
> They did it again. Today's MT is about the dinosaur. The text is OK, but 
> they show pterosaurs and a pelycosaur as though they are dinosaurs. Requires 
> another letter of complaint. 

Everyone knows that anything big and extinct is a dinosaur. T-Rex (with a dash 
and a capital R), 
plesiosaurs, 'pterodactyls', dimetrodons, mammoths, unicorns... all 'dinosaurs' 
that were regularly 
hunted by club-wielding cavemen with stooped postures.


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