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Dinosaurs totally jumped the ichthyosaur when they got rid of Brontosaurus.
Although now recognized by the scientific community as Apatosaurus, the name 'Brontosaurus' was used for the stamp because it is more familiar to the general population.
—from the U.S. Post Office responding in 1989 to criticism about "fostering scientific illiteracy"
"You're not allowed to call them dinosaurs anymore." said Yo-less. "It's speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons."
—Terry Pratchett, Johnny and the Bomb
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