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Q: what does incertae sedis mean?

        A:  It's a Latin taxonomic term, used to describe species of uncertain placement within a group.

Q: that sounds really prete-

        A:  Actually, thank you,, I didn't choose it to sound pretentious. When I was a little kid I used to spend ages on wikipedia browsing taxonomy pages, for whatever reason, and the term kinda stuck in my head. The literal meaning appeals to me but nostalgia is the main factor.

Q: how do you say it?

        A:  I say it /ɪŋ·ˈkɝ·tɑɪ ˈsɛ·dɪs/ (in-KER-tie SED-iss) because I think it sounds okay like that. This doesn't match the most commonly used (traditional english) pronunciation, but if three minutes on Wiktionary is anything to go by, it might actually match the classical latin realization fairly well.

Q: so you're some kinda taxonomist?

        A:  Nah. As it happens, somebody else runs a WordPress taxonomy blog called "incertae sedis." If you were looking for something like that then sorry for the confusion.

Q: this page is labeled "faq", but does anyone ever actually ask you things?

        A:  Sometimes

Q: wow, i looked at your bandcamp! such an impressive output!

        A:  Yeah I've been slacking due to lack of, um, known ability to make music. I know linking to it now was probably bad form but hey, somebody already parked incertaesedis.com, one can't be too careful.

Q: this is just you talking to yourself, for your own entertainment alone

        A:  yeah. so

Q: may i contact you?

        A:  Absolutely not.

Q: can i link to your site?

        A:  wow. uh. i'm flattered. :-)

        Sure. Here's a button.

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