[Tweeters] Wylie not Wiley

Linda Talman linda.talman at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 12:36:42 PST 2019

This is a great idea of an institutionalized error.

The name of the hotspot with 234 species is properly spelled Wylie. It is
on Wylie Road and the Wylie family farm is there. Wylie is the name of
all the Wylie kids from that road who attended the school there and who
were my students. Wylie. Not the other name.

However, for some reason, it is misspelled on ebird. And - worse - if you
search for the properly spelled name on the hotspot map, it doesn't show
Drives this former teacher nuts since my red pen doesn't work on the


*“* I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget
what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. *”*

*— Maya Angelou*
Linda Z. Talman
PO Box 392
La Conner, WA

360 840 1714
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