For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for October 24, 2022

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    Asharah  over 1 year ago


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    Cactus-Pete  over 1 year ago

    You should never scold a dog for something it did (or didn’t do) unless you catch it in the act. It won’t understand.

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    C  over 1 year ago

    It’s a dog’s life

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    scote1379 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    EH !

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    Macushlalondra  over 1 year ago

    Don’t worry Farley. We’ll defend you in court. We know you’re not guilty!

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    capricorn9th  over 1 year ago

    Sigh. Small children and their inquisitive minds. been victim of that too many times with my two boys and three grandchildren.

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    Uncle Kenny  over 1 year ago

    Yup! Brattier than Shannon.

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    dcdete.  over 1 year ago

    Compared to yesterday their house must be nicely warm enough for them to walk around in bare feet, yet the mother is having such a tantrum and her blood is rushing to her head, that her feet have turned white cold as ice!

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    Susan00100  over 1 year ago

    This happened because Elly won’t watch her kid!!

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    suelou  over 1 year ago

    Sure!!! Blame the dog!!!!

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    Johnnyrico  over 1 year ago

    Panel 3: “Yes, Imma idiot!”

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    Cole Rene Premium Member over 1 year ago

    April Brat strikes again.

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    cj7ole  over 1 year ago

    At first I thought she was wiping Farley’s butt.

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    cj7ole  over 1 year ago

    At first I thought she was wiping Farley’s butt. Just try to unsee that!

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Sort of explains why the Trumps don’t have a dog.

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    Bob Blumenfeld  over 1 year ago

    Yeah. April’s at that age.

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    g04922  over 1 year ago

    Blame the dog, yeah. Farley has probably done it before, anyway. Lol…

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    rebelstrike0  over 1 year ago

    A good strip could be where Elizabeth considers a career in law enforcement and starts acting like a cop…

    John sees a ruined cake

    John: “Oh no!” points finger at Farley Bad dog, bad….

    Elizabeth: “Sir, before you accuse the dog, you need to take a look at these surveillance photos.”

    Elizabeth hands pictures to John. The first has Elly looking at the cake. The second has Elly grabbing a piece of cake. The third has Elly on the counter, wolfing the cake into her mouth like a wild animal.

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    paranormal  over 1 year ago

    April has it in for Farley…

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    FGWaiss  over 1 year ago

    Mad Magazine had a strip decades ago where mom tells the oldest boy to feed the dog. He passes the buck to his sister, threatening to tell mom about whatever if she doesn’t feed the dog. Sis does the same to the youngest child, about 6-7. Kid looks at dog (a handsome but apologetic German Shephard) and says, because of you, I’m always getting in trouble. Just for that, you don’t get any dinner.

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    BeniHanna6 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    With ‘toons’ like this one, I just want to reach thru the paper and throttle the mother/father and ask them, “What idiot leaves a trash bag where animals and small children can get into it?”.

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    slbolfing  over 1 year ago

    Poignant, knowing what will happen…

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    1JennyJenkins  over 1 year ago

    I can this happening: mother was gathering the garbage to take out to the bin, and then rushed to answer the phone, leaving that big bag— that might have had a tiny tear—by the door, and here we are.

    It reminded me of the days when there used to be people dropping by “just to say hello”, and my kids were that young.

    For the people, who might be posting, who are very young, and aren’t at all familiar with wall phones; or that in the days gone by, people did drop in univited, especially if one lived in a small town where those customs were kept.

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    The_Great_Black President  over 1 year ago

    Another day of eat, sleep, scream. Even her name “Elly”, is an anagram of the word “yell”.

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    kab2rb  over 1 year ago

    Poor Farley not his fault.

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    David Rickard Premium Member over 1 year ago

    And to think Farley gives his life for this brat…

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    kamoolah  over 1 year ago

    Is this the strip where Farley died?

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    Stat_man99  over 1 year ago

    Of course, blame the dog, he can’t tell you what REALLY happened…

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    HodgeElmwood  over 1 year ago

    People who never wear shoes are weird.

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    namelocdet  over 1 year ago

    Poor Farley…

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    hagarthehorrible  over 1 year ago

    There is little difference between the canine and the kiddo when it comes to exploring the dustbin.

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    tinstar  over 1 year ago

    As is a frequent, and daily occurrence in the comics, people, as is their right, tend to overthink a comic, of any particular type. This is nothing more than a variation of the old “blame it on the dog.” April could have “cut one (as we used to say, way back when),” and Elly would walk into the room just after April left, and, seeing just the dog sitting there, would have blamed him.

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    JanLC  over 1 year ago

    In panel 2 she sure looks like she’s having fun, doesn’t she?

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    John Jorgensen  over 1 year ago

    Ugh, April’s the worst.

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    magictara  over 1 year ago

    Even after this Farley give his life saving her

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