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How do you pronounce the Seuss in 'Dr Seuss'? 

63%
87 deviants said Sooce
9%
13 deviants said Zoose
9%
12 deviants said Zooce
8%
11 deviants said Suze
5%
7 deviants said (Other) Comment
3%
4 deviants said Zooze
3%
4 deviants said Soyce

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:iconkarlmiller:
karlmiller Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012   Photographer
I thought it was Zoo-uss
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Kaz-D Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't know anymore :( :(
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:iconthe-theory-liz:
The-Theory-Liz Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Seuss :B

:lol: Sooce
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Astralseed Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
Like Noose but with an S :B
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Pixel-Spotlight Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional Photographer
This.
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:iconastralseed:
Astralseed Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
:#1:
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NikonKenny Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
"...seeing as it is a German name, it should really be pronounced “Soice” - the way Geisel said it himself! Ted eventually switched this anglicized pronunciation himself, since most people already said it that way and it “evoked a figure advantageous for an author of children’s books to be associated with - Mother Goose. Source info: [link]
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TheSquareBrick Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
"Zooce"- because "Soose" has way too many 's's in it. :stare:
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Cyril-Helnwein Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Professional Photographer
Geisel's pen name is regularly pronounced /ˈsjuːs/ sewss, an anglicized pronunciation inconsistent with his German surname. He himself noted that it rhymed with "voice" (his own pronunciation being /ˈsɔɪs/ soyss) and Alexander Liang (his collaborator on the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern) wrote of him:

You’re wrong as the deuce
And you shouldn’t rejoice
If you’re calling him Seuss.
He pronounces it Soice.

Geisel switched to the anglicized pronunciation because it "evoked a figure advantageous for an author of children’s books to be associated with—Mother Goose" and because most people used this pronunciation.

For books that Geisel wrote and others illustrated, he used the pen name "Theo LeSieg" ("LeSieg" is "Geisel" spelled backward).
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JRollendz Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I live in the city next to where he lived xD I know for a fact it's "sooce." I've even been several times to the memorial statues they have there.
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