Catamounts, sea bears, and camels

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Nov 12 23:37:30 UTC 2013

At 11/12/2013 05:36 PM, Dave Hause wrote:
>Because it is Ursus maritimus?

Why didn't I look up that?!


>Dave Hause, dwhause at
>Waynesville, MO
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET>
>I suppose "sea bear" is Alice Morse Earle's term for "polar bear".
>The American Dialect Society -

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