Language for taxonomic names, redux
everson at evertype.com
Wed Mar 1 22:11:21 CET 2017
On 1 Mar 2017, at 15:56, Caoimhin O Donnaile <caoimhin at SMO.UHI.AC.UK> wrote:
> I guess what Yuri was referring to was that in lots of words which used to have an æ ligature/character, the spelling nowadays is uncertain or varies between the US and UK, so it is might be difficult to remember whether to write linnaeus or linneus.
Nobody spells Carl’s name as Linneus. There’s a couple of towns in America that use that spelling, but that's not the scientist’s name.
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