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Published May 08, 2012, 11:56 PM

Nebraska man changes his name to Tyrannosaurus Rex

YORK, Neb. – A 23-year-old southeast Nebraska man has legally become Tyrannosaurus Rex.

YORK, Neb. – A 23-year-old southeast Nebraska man has legally become Tyrannosaurus Rex.

The York News-Times reports that the man entered the York County courtroom on Monday as Tyler Gold and left with the moniker Tyrannosaurus Rex Joseph Gold.

Gold says in his public filing for the change that the dinosaur’s name is cooler. He says that “as an entrepreneur, name recognition is important and the new name is more recognizable.” The newspaper report does not describe his line of business.

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