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Sinister Biological Warfare Sestude

1950,
Sinister Biological Warfare Sestude
Sinister Biological Warfare Sestude
Sinister Biological Warfare Sestude
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Item no
39834
Title
Sinister Biological Warfare Sestude - Children's medicines
Description
The following writing was inspired by wintry objects in the Museum of Childhood collections. The writers are part of 26, a group of writers with a love of words, who have invented a form of writing, called a sestude, consisting of 62 words.

'SINISTER BIOLOGICAL WARFARE SESTUDE'

'When friends of ours told us there were places, many of them run by local authorities, which incubate every known bug and virus, and spread colds, coughs, fevers, rashes and projectile vomiting amongst the nation's children, their parents and everyone within a ten mile radius of them, we dismissed this as the ravings of crazed conspiracy theorists.
Then our daughter started nursery....'

By Stephen Barnaby

Image: Children's medicines 1950s - 2005
Date
1950
Location
Museum of Childhood