Re: Need a little help in wording

Subject: Re: Need a little help in wording
From: "Dana Worley (MVP/JB)" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 09:09:50 -0700

I agree that diversified does not see like the correct word. One of the first things that came to mind is "flexible" (for the first sentence), but I don't think that's quite it either.

Rather than "herbivorous animals", I might use "herbivores" (isn't herbivorous animal somewhat redundant?), or why not just say "plant-eating animals".

Dana W.

On 12:59 PM, William Sherman wrote:

Diversified in this sentence:

The most diversified adaptation that plants have are their leaves which can do amazing things such as capture water, change colors, and act as the fingerprint of the plant.

Herbivorous in this sentence:

Just like plants, animals have specialized adaptations to help them survive the ever-changing challenges of nature. Some examples of adaptations that animals have are - herbivorous animals like horses or cows have flat teeth to help them grind up grasses;

Diversified in this sentence:

Lungs help animals to breath on land while other animals use gills to breath under water.

Finally, the most diversified physical characteristics of many animals are their feathers,

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