“Stereo Sue” gets us thinking about the limits of our own imaginations with the help of the poet and etymologist John Ciardi.
You can discover more of John Ciardi’s wonderful words thanks to the curation work of our friends at NPR. Ciardi contributed regularly to the program with his segment, “On Words” featuring explanation of words and their origins. Here he is, “Cooking Up A Word Stew” on Morning Edition.
I’ll sign off as Ciardi did to his listeners, with a simple - “Good words to you.”