NOT-inflated Family Staphylinidae

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at EARTHLINK.NET
Thu Feb 10 22:00:07 CST 2005


on 2005-02-10 20:24 Ken Kinman wrote:
> Whether the "young turks" (of which you seem to be
> a vocal member) prevail in the long term remains to be seen.

With apologies to Kemal Atatürk, there are plenty of us "old turks"
around, too.

> [...] you might be
> surprised that the majority of biologists may well outnumber you in
> spite of the preferential treatment strict cladists seem to have
> gotten from certain funding agencies in the U.S. government in recent
> years.

It depends on how you define "biologist". Excluding the "old turks",
"young turks" and the "baby turks" still in college, you are probably right.

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