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RE: Mojoceratops

  A database for unusual names exists somewhere in the world, I am sure. 
*Mojoceratops* will surely go down in it (a euphemism for "teh seks"?). But if 
you want a more direct allusion to beer, try *Quilmesaurus curriei*, named for 
this stuff: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerveza_Quilmes.


Jaime A. Headden
The Bite Stuff (site v2)

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> Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 10:14:03 -0700
> From: birdbooker@zipcon.net
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Mojoceratops
> HI:
> FYI:
> http://www.livescience.com/animals/newly-discovered-dinosaur-species-named-mojoceratops-100708.html
>>From the article: A newly-discovered dinosaur with a heart-shaped frill
> around its head got its name from a combination of its flamboyant noggin
> and a round of beers.
> Beers? I'm surprised then that we don't have Budweiserasaurus?
> sincerely
> --
> Ian Paulsen
> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
> " Which just goes to show that a
> passion for books is extremely unhealthy."
> from Cornelia Funke's "Inkheart".
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