[tdwg-tag] namespaces

Richard Pyle deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Mon Nov 15 20:00:14 CET 2010

> Its glorious advantage is that its mnemonic and pronunciation 
> are "mermaid".  mrmd is far more evocative than dwc ("dwick" 
> too close to "dweeb", or worse), ncd (sounds like somebody 
> stole something), or  sdd (which we continually have to 
> explain is not meant to be a homonym for the acronym of 
> Sexually Transmitted Disease).

This paragraph *COMPLETELY* made my morning!  Thank you!

(who is both a dweeb, and who has a first name which, decades ago, was
commonly substituted with a word that rhymes with "dwick")

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