Language for taxonomic names, redux
yury.tarasievich at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 14:09:53 CET 2017
On 01/03/17 14:53, Michael Everson wrote:
>> On 1 Mar 2017, at 08:03, Yury Tarasievich <yury.tarasievich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/03/17 10:45, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>>>> But please name it '-taxon', as the other name's orthography is somewhat
>>>> un-memorisable (ae or æ or e).
>>> ‘ae’, obviously.
>> Well, yes, but not 'obviously’:
> Yes, obviously. Uses of the æ ligature in English are pretty old-fashioned.
I understand the tag isn't intended for
fashion-conscious English speakers only?
I feel I see a non-zero use of 'ae' ligature in
a fairly recent texts (but wasn't gathering
statistics, so you have me there).
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