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Dinn's Shinn, from Dr. Seuss's book of tongue-twisters, "Oh Say Can You Say?" Read the review!
Sept. 14th: Francis Scott Key wrote the National Anthem ("Oh, say can you see") on this day in 1814. (During The War of 1812. Go figure.) Dr. Seuss changed the focus from a song that's hard to sing to poems that are hard to say with his book of tongue-twisters, "Oh Say Can You Say?" Can YOU say, "Then we have to call in Pinner Blinn / who comes with his handy shin-pin bin / and with a thin Blinn shinbone pin / Blinn pins Dinn's shinbones right back in."
Jan. 12th: Author Jack London was born on this day in 1876. Think Call of the Wild and White Fang (pictured here).