Re: Hominoids and hominids

Peter D. Junger (junger@PDJ2-RA.F-REMOTE.CWRU.EDU)
Fri, 16 Feb 1996 14:00:31 -0500

Ruby Rohrlich writes:

: Then hominoids, ("oids" meaning "like") would refer to non-human
: primates, who are "like" humans, and hominids ("ids", of) would refer to
: humans, who are "of" humans. Ruby Rohrlich.

Are you suggesting that humans are not like humans?

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH