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On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 19:49, Herman Miller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So I've been thinking about bird names since I recently heard the song
> of a ruby-crowned kinglet (Regulus calendula) around where I live.

On the non-linnaean side, in languages with reduplication, bugs, birds,
and "baby" are all somewhat susceptible to getting reduplicated forms
for names.

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wm