Donald Eaves said
> Well, this may be incorrect, but the current president said AIS (in
> > paperwork?) is discouraging the use of Queen of Show. Probably
> > incorrect, and I expect Best Specimen Of Show is undoubtedly more
I wonder. Back when I was in high school, specimans were rather
things in formaldehyde which we carved into even smaller unpleasant
Sure doesn't make me think of any iris which comes to mind.
The doctors use of the word "specimen" is far worse than the example
above, This is a case of manners being carried to the extreme and
destroying the beauty of a language.
In cat shows it's "Best in Show" what is wrong with this terminology?