The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4006212
Posted By: leeneia
28-Aug-19 - 11:52 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
The Union meets every five years and standardizes the vernacular names of birds. This is nothing to do with scientific name versus vernacular name.

It peeves me that some of the names they assign are ugly or illogical.