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Re: PRONUNCIATIONS (WAS: NG Explorer _Suchomimus_ feature)
In a message dated 11/16/98 8:24:52 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Isn't "Sook-oh-MIM-us" how the name *should* be pronounced?
According to how the name was pronounced throughout the show, and
the preferred pronounciation of the ending "mimus" (MIEM-us), it should
be "Sook-oh-MIEM-us," with a long "i" sound.
Similarly, from the Dinosauria On-Line Dinosaur Omnipedia:
> Gallimimus Osmolska, Roniewcz & Barsbold 1972 "chicken mimic"
> GAL-i-MIEM-us (Lat. gallus "rooster, chicken" + Gr. mimos "mimic) (m) ...