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No. 172: Nosism or narcissism? You decide!

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Nosism or narcissism? You decide!

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: We are speaking in royal purple today.
T-Rex: WE ARE AMUSED!
T-Rex: Purple comes from marine molluscs of the genus Murex.
T-Rex: True!
Utahraptor: And where does the "royal we" come from?
{beat}
Caption: The punchline is left as an exercise for the reader.

The author writes:

Actually true! The dye known as Tyrian purple, or royal purple, comes from Murex snails.