Literature

Nerds Everywhere Thank Dr. Seuss


Dr. Seuss first to use the word nerd

The first printed modern English use of the word nerd appeared in the Dr. Seuss book If I Ran the Zoo:

And then, just to show them,
I’ll sail to Ka-Troo
And Bring Back an It-Kutch, a Preep, and a Proo,
A Nerkle, a Nerd, and a Seersucker too!”

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