Vernacular concepts

David Remsen dremsen at MBL.EDU
Tue Mar 1 09:19:09 CST 2005

I thought the point of all the TCS issues was because when someone uses
a scientific name they don't have the same organism in mind.

On Feb 28, 2005, at 5:31 PM, Robin Leech wrote:

> The thing that makes a vernacular name reliable is the same thing
> that makes a scientific name reliable - that everyone  who
> uses the name, be it vernacular or scientific, has the same
> organism in mind.
> Robin Leech

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