Rankless English orthography

Gurcharan Singh singhg at SATYAM.NET.IN
Thu Mar 9 23:51:24 CST 2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Philip Cantino <cantino at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU>
Date: 09 March, 2000 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: Rankless English orthography

>>Dr. Gurcharan Singh wrote:
>>> It will be more appropriate to use the expression "The family Rosaceae
>Mark Garland asked:
>>What do you say if you get rid of ranks?  "The real historical lineage
>>Rosaceae is.."?
>Philip D. Cantino
>The clade Rosaceae is....

Yes we are all leading to the same conclusion that we will use "the" and
"is" when refering to a particular "family", "order", "class", "division",
"lineage", "clade", etc.
Gurcharan Singh
Dr. Gurcharan Singh                      Res:
Department of Botany                        932 Anand Kunj
S. G. T. B. Khalsa College                  Vikas Puri
University of Delhi                               New Delhi-110018
Delhi-110007, India                             Phone: 91-011-5531534

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