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Thagomizers

I learned something valuable as I was doing a little research for yesterday’s post on Stegosaurus. The tail spikes on a Stegosaurus are called “thagomizers.” This term comes from The Far Side cartoon, where a lecture in a cave man school states “Now this end is called the thagomizer, after the late Thag Simmons.” Thag is a common name used by cartoonist Gary Larson for his cave men.

The story and the cartoon can be seen at Wikipedia: Thagomizer.

Grace and Peace

March 14, 2009 - Posted by | Geology

2 Comments »

  1. Love the new look Kevin.

    Any references to the great Thag Simmons are appreciated.

    Re: Angkor Wat and other carvings…clearly this is evidence of panspermia. Those carvings must have been made by peoples who came from another planet where stegosaurus-like creatures proliferated. Just look at the architecture of Ankor Wat…clearly out of this world.

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    Comment by Matt Strid | March 16, 2009

  2. Matt:
    Thanks for the panspermia spin. This is certainly something to look into.

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    Comment by geochristian | March 16, 2009


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