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Wikipedia: Thagomizer (wikipedia.org)
15 points by linsomniac 76 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment



TL;DR: There is a Far Side about the spikes on a dinosaur tail being called the Thagomizer ("after the late Thag Simmons"). Scientists realized there wasn't a name for that, so they started using "Thagomizer".




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