Responding to the discovery in the Republic of Georgia of a 1.8-million-year-old Homo erectus skull (possessing about one-third the volume of the average human skull), a wag from Seattle under the moniker of “1west,” commenting this morning in the thread beneath The New York Times article discussing the fossil, wrote the following:
It is my contention that these early hominids are still in existence today. We call them ‘Republicans’.
And it was found in Georgia. Okay, it’s not that Georgia, but still.