#On This Day – Nonsense

Monday, September 24th, 2018

#OnThisDay

Dr Seuss died on September 24, 1991. Known for his use of nonsensical and expressive language, Dr. Seuss poems and stories have delighted and engaged many, both old and young alike.

But, did you know that the unexpected history of nonsense is actually all about: political criticism and satire, cryptography and hidden messages, linguist forms and language, knowledge and philosophy?

Listen to the podcast on Nonsense to discover more!

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