You know you've made it when you show up in's Jargon Watch. Well, it only took Raptorex 125 million years, but he's finally made it! Congrats to Raptorex, whose name not only sounds cool in Latin but cool in English too; it means "robber king." Of course, I'm pretty sure Robin Hood would take issue with someone calling themselves "Robber King," although I'm pretty sure his tune would change somewhere between Raptorex biting his face and dying from massive face wounds inflicted by Raptorex. []

By the way, "Raptorex" is just fun to say! Well done, paleontological heartthrob, Dr. Paul Sereno!