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August 01, 2007

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Neil

You really you now can't get ride of the mice, don't you?

Neil

For "really" read "realize"

The Modesto Kid

Yeah that was my thought too. A little "mice home" placard above a hole stuffed with steel-wool = less cute.

Sylvia wants to know why it is not "mouse home" which she finds more grammatical.

jholbo

Well, which sort of thing would you want to live in: a person house or a people house. A people house, right?

jholbo

Excuse me, 'people home'.

The Modesto Kid

people house

One of Seuss' lesser works. (BTW can I get some agreement here perhaps that 10 Apples Up on Top is an overlooked masterpiece, on a level with his very best later work? Or maybe I should be raising the issue over at KidLit.)

jholbo

Modesto, that's funny. I've never read "People House" before. I didn't know it existed, although I've certainly read a lot of Seuss. What a coincidence.

woof in france

at least you don't have sheep.
http://orangecow.org/pythonet/sketches/ratcatch.htm

The Modesto Kid

Looking at a chronological list of Seuss' work, I see that "later work" was a red herring -- I had assumed that "LeSieg" was his pen name from before he came up with "Seuss", but that's wrong.

Saheli

That is the best thing ever. Are you going to get yourselves a gray and white Tom cat?

Snowden

Nice mouse hole. Looks like it was designed by a good cartoonist! Great writing, Zoe

bitchphd

You and Zoe have made PK's day. Mice!

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