Re: Common Names

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Subject: Re: Common Names
From: David James <>
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 1998 22:32:35 +1000
At 17:19 7/08/98 +1000, S Cooney wrote:

> This then, allows us to use our imagination, or our
>fore-fathers/mothers imagination's to come up with attractive names.

Couldn't agree more. I'd like to see the resurrection of the Hanging Dick
to passify the Cranky Fanny. 

Or that most awesome of wildlife spectacles, the ontogenetic niche
partioning between the Jardine Caterpillar-eater and the Codlin Moth-eater.

David James
PO BOX 5225
Townsville Mail Centre 4810

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