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Keith Morrison reads Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

2020-12-21

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This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
All the green store Christmas by doktor, sues every who down and who will light Christmas a lot, but the Grinch live just north of who will did not the Greek hated Christmas a whole Christmas season. Please don't ask why no one quite knows reason it could be as hen wasn't screwed on just write, it could be. Perhaps his shoes were too tight, but I think that the most Likely reason of all may have been that his heart was too sizes tools, but whatever the reason is harder is shoes, he stood there on Christmas Eve, hating, the booze, tearing down from his cave with us, are Quinci frown. The warm lighted windows below in the town, for he knew every who down and who will beneath was busy now hanging imbecile
Teresa other hanging stockings. He snarled with a sneer tomorrow. Is Christmas, it's practically here, then he growled with his good figures nervously drumming. I must find some way to stop Christmas from coming or tomorrow. He knew all the girls Boys would wake bright and early, they rush further toys and then the noise, all the noise toys, noise, noise. That's one thing: he hated the noise noise noise voice, then, who young at all would sit down to a feast and they feel stun they'd feast and they feast feast, feast, feast they would feast on who pudding
rare who roast beast, which was something the Grinch couldn't stand in the least, and then they do something he liked least of all every who down in Whoville the tall and the small wood stand close together with Christmas bells ringing. They stand hand in hand and whose would start singing birds sang and they sing sing, sing, sing, sing and the more the Grinch thought of the who Christmas sing the more the Grinch thought. I must stop this whole.
A thing why? For fifty three years, I've put up with it now I must stop Christmas from coming, but how then he got an idea, an awful idea, the Grinch a one off idea. I know just what to do the Grinch laughed in his throat and he made a quick Santa Claus hat and coat and he chuckled and clear what a great Quinci trick with this code in this hat I'll look just like Saint Lech. All I need is a reindeer Grinch looked around, but since reindeer are scarce, there were none to be found. Did that stop the old Grinch? No, the grid syn.
He said if I can't find a reindeer I'll make one in stone, so he called his dog max. Then he took some red thread and eat tide of big born on the top of his head. Then he loaded some bags and empty sacks on a ramshackle sway, any pitched up old max then the grinned said get up, and this I started down toward the homes- were the whose lay a snooze in their town.
All their windows were dark, quiet, snow filled, the air and the whose we're all dreaming sweet dreams without care. When he came to the first little house on the square, this is stop number one, the grid she clause hissed and he climbed to the roof and feedback since fist. Then he slid down the chimney around a tight pinch, but sad it could do it then so could the Grinch he got stuck
only once for a moment or two. Then he stuck his head out of the fireplace flew where the little stockings all hung in a row. These stockings he grinned are the first things to go. Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile, most unpleasant around the whole room, and he took every present pop guns, bicycles, rollers, gates, drum checkerboard, tricycle, popcorn plums, any stuff them in days. Then the Grinch very nimbly stuffed all the bags one by one, the two. Then he slipped through the ice box. He took the feast he took the hoop pudding get took. The rose, beast, be cleaned out the ice box as quick as a flash. Why the Grinch even took the last can who
We stopped all the food up the chimney with glee and now grant the Grinch. I will stop up the tree of the Grinch grab the tree and he started to shove. Then he hers small, sound, like the cool with a dog. He turned around fast and saw a small little Cindy Lou, who was not more than two Grinch, had been caught by this tiny dire who'd got out of bed for a cup of water. She stared at the bridge and said Santa Claus. Why? Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why? But you know that all Grinch was so smart and so slick. He thought up a lie and he thought
up. Quick, why? My sweet little taught the fake Santa Claus lied. There's a light on this tree, the blue light on one side, so I'm taking at home to my workshop, my dear I'll, fix it up. There then I'll bring it back here and his fin fool the child. Then he patted her head. and he got her a drink and he said to the bed and when Cindy Lou, who went to bed with her cop, he went to the chimney and stuff the tree Then? The last thing he too was the love for their fine. Then he went The chimney himself, the old lyre on their walls. She left nothing but books and some wire and the one speck of food that he left in the house was a crumb. It was even too small for a mouse.
Then he did the same thing to the other, whose houses leaving crumbs much too small for the other, whose mouses it was quarter past on all the still a bed, all the whose till this news, when he packed up his sled, packed it up their presence, the ribbons, the rappings, the rags and the tinsel the trimmings, the trappings three thousand feet up up the side of Mount trumpet he rode with his low to the tip top to dump it poor? do the who's? He was consciously humming They are finding out now that no Christmas is coming there just waking I know just what they will do. Their mouths will hang open a minute or two
and then the whose down and Hoover well ah cry boo, hoo, that's a noise grinned Grinch that I simply must hear so. He paused and the Grinch put his hand to his ear and he did hear a sound rising over the snow. Started in low. Then it started the girl. But the sound wasn't sad why this sounded Mary couldn't be so, but it was Mary, very peace. they're down at her veil, the Grinch pop his eyes. Then he shook what he said: I was a shocking supplies. Every who doubted Hulu, tall and the small was singing without any presence at all. He hadn't stop Christmas from coming.
aim somehow or other it came just the same and the Grinch with his treat ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling? How could it be so? It came without ribbons came without tags, it came about packages, boxes are bags and he puzzled. Three hours to lose puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before maybe Christmas, he thought doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, apps, means a little bit more about what happened then. Well in her veil. They say that the benches small, hard group three size is that The minute is hard didn't feel quite so tight. He whizzed with his load through the bright morning light and he brought back.
the toys and the food for the feast and he. He himself, the Grinch carved the rose peace what more holiday each year from Keith Morrison Head over the deadline, NBC Podcast, were every year listening right now and listened a full data. episodes anytime.
Transcript generated on 2020-12-21.