Once my platypus was chosen someone suggested that we use “Hexley” as the name of the new mascot since Darwin’s assistant was named Hexley. It turns out we were wrong and the person we were referring to was actually Thomas Henry Huxley. Huxley was not Darwin’s assistant but was a prominent English biologist in his own right. […] By the time we found out our mistake “Hexley” had escaped into the ether and we felt that it was too late to change the name to “Huxley”.
Quoth the good Professor:
Oooh. Ow. How embarrassingly ignorant. It