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RE: They did it again



:-)

But that phrase is even far less well known that "dinosaur" or "prehistoric 
animal".

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216                        
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
Fax: 301-314-9661               

Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
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Mailing Address:        Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                        Department of Geology
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                        University of Maryland
                        College Park, MD 20742 USA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ronald Orenstein [mailto:ron.orenstein@rogers.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 11:19 AM
> To: tholtz@umd.edu; rbox@crateandbarrel.com
> Cc: 'Brian Hathaway'; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: They did it again
> 
> Well, we do have two words: "charismatic megafauna".  Both dinosaurs and 
> sailbacked Permian synapsids fit the bill.
> 
> Ronald Orenstein
> 1825 Shady Creek Court
> Mississauga, ON L5L 3W2
> Canada
> ronorenstein.blogspot.com
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@umd.edu>
> To: rbox@crateandbarrel.com
> Cc: 'Brian Hathaway' <hammeris1@att.net>; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 11:11:47 AM
> Subject: RE: They did it again
> 
> 
> 
> And to use your example: we don't have a common word for the "attractive big 
> zoo animal" category.