[Ads-l] proportionately = 'disproportionately'

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jan 12 16:38:01 UTC 2015

At 1/12/2015 11:02 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

>  http://www.prehistoric-wildlife.com/species/t/turiasaurus.html
>"Despite being around thirty meters long however,‭ *‬Turiasaurus* had a
>proportionately small head with a skull about seventy centimetres long."

Error evolving from "had in proportion a small 
head"? -- meaning it was too small for the rest 
of it; it was not "the right size"  I'd accept that.


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