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_T. rex_ vs. T-Rex
> I also remember getting annoyed that it became a household word during
>> Jurassic Park, which took away some of the..... I don't know....
>mystique to > the name, I guess.
Back to JURASSIC PARK once again...
_T. rex_ (pronounced tee WRECKS, as two separate words, which indeed they
are) has indeed been around a long, long time. JP, unfortunately,
introduced us to T-Rex (pronounced, after John Hammond in the film,
TEE-wrecks, as one word, with a hyphen and a capital R), one more annoying
thing to blame the movie for.