"and they had cretin children."
I think we've got a settlement of cretins here in Scunthorpe. Is it something to do with the three McDonalds, two Burger Kings and two KFCs in this ugly town? I think we should be told.
A group of Oz researchers has thrown its hat into the Flores "Hobbit" ring by claiming the diminutive inhabitants of the Indonesian island were not a new species at all but rather "cretin offspring of normal mothers". The first Hobbit skeleton, dating back 15,000 to 18,000 years, turned up in a cave back in 2003. Its discovery …
Binomial names always have a capital letter for the first part (genus) and lower case for the second part (species), i.e. Homo floresiensis, not Homo Floresiensis. At least you put it in italics, which, thanks to your completely useless markup-free comment editor, I am unable to do. Oh no, now I'll have to flame myself... AIEEEEE!
Too bad the politics there in Indonesia is precluding research... Although I've heard they had more skeletons in the works...
Anyway, you got quite close, Lester! Kudos for italicizing the name Homo floresiensis. Minus points for capitalizing floresiensis.
PH because she likes the little ones. AND the story has to do with cretins.
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