"Roast beast"

James Callan jabeca at DRIZZLE.COM
Sat Dec 25 20:33:45 UTC 2004

Watching "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" last night made me wonder:
did Dr. Seuss coin the term "roast beast" as a play off of "roast
beef"? If not, did he popularize it? The phrase gets 11,800 hits on
Google, and while many of them explicitly mention the Grinch or Dr.
Seuss, many do not.

        James Callan

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