[LMB] OT: California drop bear - an invasive species?
howard at brazee.net
Tue Aug 13 15:27:29 BST 2019
> On Aug 13, 2019, at 8:19 AM, Parish, James <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
> Insects and arachnids fall under "animals".
> Under the technical, biological definition, yes. But under that
> definition, so do birds. I conclude that Marc was using the colloquial,
> rather than the technical, definition. (And yes, tomatoes are fruit
> under the botanical definition, but under the culinary - and the legal -
> definition, they are not fruit, but vegetables.)
What is the colloquial definition of animals? I assumed it was all animals except for humans. I did think it was odd that the post mentioned animals and birds separately though.
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