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Re: In the Mesozoic, no one can hear you scream.
The statement on T rex hearing is based on the average human scream of panic is
at 3000 hertz, above extrapolated hearing range of T rex. You hollered in a
DEEP LOUD VOICE, T rex might just hear you and decide you might be tasty.
At 1:58 PM -0800 1/5/06, Phil Bigelow wrote:
>> T. REX WOULD NOT HAVE HEARD HUMAN SCREAMS
>This means that even the booming bloodcurdling screams of baritone-voiced
>actor and comic genius Brad Garrett would go unnoticed by the chomping T.
>(I've always said that if you're going to travel back in time then you
>might as well take along a stand-up comic. A Mr. Microphone(tm) is also
>required for time traveling comics).
>"Am I crazy, Jerry? Am I? Or, I am SO sane that you just blew your
>mind?!" - Kramer
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