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Re: "T.rex" at Olympics



In a message dated 2/25/02 1:56:29 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
TiJaWi@agron.iastate.edu writes:

<< Allan Edels wrote:
 
 >"Mr. & Mrs. T-rex" made 2 appearances at the Olympics Closing
 >Ceremonies.  
 >[snip]
 >Note that, Wizard of Oz style, Donny and Marie were revealed to be the
 >controllers of the puppets - during the puppet's second appearance
 >(while the Rexes were singing "We Are Family"). >>

"I am Oz, the great and terrible," is what I recall the wizard announcing 
himself as in the book. This is exactly the sense of "terrible" that is used 
in the meaning of dinosaurs as "terrible lizards."