The late, great Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) spoke at my college graduation ceremony way back in the era of dinosaurs in 1977. Here’s what he taught me.
Upon learning the news that he’d be our commencement speaker, students phoned home and had their parents send all their old Dr. Seuss books for him to sign. I had a couple of his books memorized, but didn’t have any copies on my shelves at home.
“Birdie Num-Nums” is a reference to a famous scene in Blake Edwards’ film The Party, starring the marvelous Peter Sellers.
On this page, by extension, you’ll find little nuggets of information (which I hope will prove useful or enlightening): little, easily digestible tidbits—or, if you’re Canadian, Timbits—that writers, readers, editors, designers, and anyone who likes words, books, and typography may enjoy.