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Mother Goose & Grimm, by Mike Peters
Ollie and Quentin, by Piers Baker
Sally Forth, by Francesco Marciuliano
Jeff MacNelly’s Shoe, by Chris Cassatt & Gary Brookins
Tundra, by Chad Carpenter
The Wizard of Id, by Brant Parker & Johnny Hart

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Mother Goose & Grimm
by Mike Peters

Copyright © 2007, 2011 Grimmy, Inc.

February 22, 2007 Sign in a place labeled The Zen Diner:
Coffee
½ Full$1.50
½ Empty95¢

Topics:

Zen

Coffee

April 6, 2011

Ralph:
What do I need to do to become a lemming?

Lemming:
You must recite the lemming oath. Here... I’ll show you.

Repeat after me...

Other lemmings:
Repeat after me...

Ralph:
And...?

Lemming:
That was it.

text checked (see note) Feb 2007; Apr 2011

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Ollie and Quentin
by Piers Baker

Copyright © 2008 by Piers Baker

200810/10

Quentin:
I’ve built a time machine!

Ollie:
What?! That won’t work!

Quentin:
Wanna bet? Read this.

Ollie:
09:37

Quentin:
See?

Ollie:
A clock! You’ve built a clock!

Topics:

Time Travel

Clocks

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Sally Forth
by Francesco Marciuliano

Copyright © 2006, 2011 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.

2006May 21

Ted:
It’s 2006! Why on earth don’t pickles come in plastic bags now?!

Sally:
Couldn’t open the pickle jar again?

Ted:
I gotta tell you, the 21st century is not living up to the early buzz.

Topic:

Progress

2011February 2

TV Weatherman:
The snow should start falling by 9 p.m. tonight... quickly turning into the equivalent of 1,000 nuclear bombs of frozen terror, followed by complete social anarchy and cannibalism by 6 a.m. ...

Ted:
I see the news is covering the blizzard with its usual subtlety.

TV Weatherman:
By noon tomorrow cockroaches will control most political offices...

Topic:

Winter

March 27

Ted:
I think I may ask for a raise.

colleague:
I’m not so sure that’s a good idea right now, Ted... I mean, yeah, when the company’s on a roll, it’s only fair that those who pushed the hardest get a piece of the action... But when business is so poor that the company has devolved into rival tribes, each with their own warlord, roaming gang and set of deities, asking for a few dollars more may not be prudent...

You gotta feel the moment out. If your boss is lighting his cigars or underlings with $1,000 bills, go for it... But if senior management is setting their desks on fire for warmth, using toner cartridge ink as war paint and offering sacrifices to a three-hole puncher they now refer to as “the great and powerful Charlie,” maybe put off asking for a raise until next fiscal quarter.

Topics:

Labor

Bureaucracy

text checked (see note) May 2006; Feb, Apr 2011

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I hadn’t seen Shoe for a long time; our paper doesn’t carry it. I spotted this strip in a discarded Chicago Tribune while changing planes at Midway.

I’m sorry Jeff MacNelly’s gone, but it’s good to know his characters remain in good hands.

Jeff MacNelly’s Shoe
by Chris Cassatt & Gary Brookins

Copyright © 2003 by Tribune Media Services

200310/18

Perfesser:
They’ve discovered the gene that causes shyness.

Shoe:
Really? How’d they do that?

Perfesser:
They found it hiding behind some other genes.

Topic:

Science

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Tundra
by Chad Carpenter

Copyright © Tundra 2010

Additional category: Indigenous Americans (fiction)

Sept. 4, 2010

Tonto:
Lone Ranger?! Lone?! Really?! What am I, chopped venison?! I mean, dude, seriously! I’m right here!

text checked (see note) Nov 2010

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The Wizard of Id
by Brant Parker & Johnny Hart

Copyright © 2007 Creators Syndicate, Inc.

Jan. 5, 2007

Sir Rodney:
The press says you’re spending more on the military than the poor.

King:
Hogwash! The poor spend twice as much on the military as I do!

Topic:

War

text checked (see note) Jan 2007

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