Hey, kids, who says comics aren’t educational?? Here, from 1964, we quite clearly see DC comics leading the way in attempting to improve the nation’s vocabulary. Okay, it’s not quite up there with the time I was able to win a quiz in my school by knowing how to spell the word ‘rendezvous’ — having seen it that very morning in some comic I’d been reading! Yowza, synchronicity — yet another word I probably learnt from comics…

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