Was Dr. Seuss the Original Nerd?

The definition of NRED: a boring or unpopular person, esp one obsessed with something specified: a computer nerd. Did you know that the word “NERD” was first noticed in a book from 1950. The book was titled “If I Ran the Zoo” a book by Dr. Seuss. I think Dr. Seuss was a book nerd! he wrote over 50 children’s books.