Name five things in your school that come from minerals?
The building of course!, the pendulum, the magnetic board, the pens and all the frames of paintings made of steel in the gallery..!
When he was in college he was working for the school paper but got kicked out for throwing a party that didn't follow school rules. He got kicked off the paper but still sent in things he wrote under the name "Seuss" ( his middle name and mother's maiden name). It was a way to still get credit but be able to sneak his work past the school staff.