dinomania

dinomania

(ˌdaɪnəʊˈmeɪnɪə)
n
(Palaeontology) jocular a strong interest in or enthusiasm for dinosaurs
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The field has a long and honorable history of continually improving techniques--and who would dare deny this story a place in the annals of human intellectual achievement[?] ("Dinomania," New York Review of Books, August 12, 1993)
His topics include the late birth of a flat earth, the tooth and claw centennial, left snails and right minds, dinomania, the smoking gun of eugenics, a humongous fungus is among us, magnolias from Moscow, and four metaphors in three generations.
The first time the dinosaurs have ventured out of London, highlights of the exhibition include: Iggy the Iguanodon's trail around the museum - see if you can track down the answers to his fun quiz; Planet Dinosaur - help to build dinosaur skeletons; Dinomania! - Meet the museum's young T.
It will appeal to all ages and is educational as well as entertaining." The animated dinosaur forms part of World Museum''s Dinomania! exhibition.
Dinomania's great awakening came at the end of the nineteenth century, and it ultimately took the form of a competition--the Bone Wars--between Professor O.
Other weeks, Showcase focuses on dinomania and crocodiles.
Rogers Jr., president of Chicago-based Ariel Capital Management Inc., couldn't have foreseen dinomania. Yet he knew that the Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro was well-positioned to end up in the stock market winner's circle.