Traits and/or states

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Tue Nov 4 10:41:22 CST 2003

At 08:15 2003-11-04 -0600, cholewa wrote:
>Such shortcuts are common throughout science -- after
>all the scientific name was (and remains) a shortcut for the multi-worded
>observations initially used by Linnaeus.

Which *he* intended to sum up the essences of separately created species,
but which we take as "mere" diagnosis.

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