One arm point and beyond(dampier peninsula, near Broome

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Subject: One arm point and beyond(dampier peninsula, near Broome
From: "Alan Gillanders" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:31:13 +1000
Carl Clifford wrote, "Old Lexy Pope sure was right when he wrote "to err is Human"."

Perhaps a more apt quotation from Pope for this thread is,
"Be not the first by whom the new are tried
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside."

Carl Clifford

On 20/11/2009, at 7:45 AM, Denise Goodfellow wrote:

There are already names common to each species - scientific names.  And
generally, not are they only descriptive but often poetic!

on 20/11/09 5:58 AM, Greg & Val Clancy at  wrote:

Why not use 'Barri-enna'? Because it is the Sydney area name for it. There
are many other suitable indigenous names such as Djanna (help me  Denise
Goodfellow did I get it right?).

A nice thought to use an indigenous name but it may be a Pandora's box not
worth opening.

Greg Clancy

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