Ted Giesel

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During the first Great War, Giesel was a war correspondent and cartoonist. Later attended Oxford and became a well respected professor of literature. Known for his several volumes of quippy, quite short and snippy bits of poetry, illustrated by the author. An example: "Wodwick the Wede, at Buckete on Thneed; 949 to 966; died of a surfeit of Mede". (1926)