[Taxacom] Ethiopian versus Afrotropical

Robin Leech releech at telusplanet.net
Wed Aug 13 17:29:59 CDT 2008


I cannot believe I am reading this!
Are we gonna have problems with black berries and
white Christmas and yellow buttercups from now on?
C'mon guys, grow up!
I wonder, as does Thomas Lammers.
Robin Leech.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Lammers" <lammers at uwosh.edu>
To: "John Grehan" <jgrehan at sciencebuff.org>
Cc: <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Ethiopian versus Afrotropical


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: John Grehan <jgrehan at sciencebuff.org>
>
>> the older Ethiopian name has some bad historical (racial) connotations, 
>> etc.<
>
> Hm.  I wonder how the folks in Ethiopia feel about that, learning that 
> their nation's name is a no-no word ...
> :-/
>
> Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.
>
> Associate Professor and Curator of the Herbarium
> Department of Biology and Microbiology
> University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
>
> http://www.uwosh.edu/departments/biology/Lammers.htm
> http://www.kewbooks.com/asps/ShowDetails.asp?id=615
>
>
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