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Re: VMs: Folio and Quire numbers
At 00:16 03/04/2004 -0600, Dennis wrote:
Bruce Grant wrote:
> Sure, you can go out fisihing and catch a coelecanth, but I doubt that
> is what this is.
Quite so. They did catch one, after all, but then
they knew there had once been a lot of them.
Don't forget that at least two different types of coelacanth have been
found (one population in Comoros Islands and South Africa, the other in
Indonesia), as well as (possibly isolated) catches in Mozambique,
Madagascar and Kenya. Is it really 'sui generis' any more?
I guess what you're saying with the VMs is that in time - as with the
coelacanth - other related objects from its family might well surface [*],
giving us additional context to work with. However, I suspect you have a
long (if not perpetual) wait... though I'd still be delighted to be proved
Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....
[*] (pun intended) :-)
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