For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for April 26, 2024

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    snsurone76  3 months ago

    I wish there were more strips focusing on Elly and John’s cruise. With Elly’s endless negativity, I bet he’d wish he had gone with a male buddy—Ted or Phil, say.

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    cracker65  3 months ago

    This is very sweet. Little children love with every bit of their hearts.

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    minty_Joe  3 months ago

    A few months after my niece was born, my sister, mom, brother-in-law and I traveled down to Ohio to visit relatives on my mom’s side of the family (aunts, uncles and cousins). It was an opportunity for me to meet 2 of my cousins I never got a chance to see in person, despite being 15 and 18 years age gap (my sister and I are the eldest of all us cousins). Also a chance to see grandma one last time.

    During that visit, we introduced my niece to her great grandmother (my grandmother), who was placed in a home due to Alzheimer’s. The best part of the visit was a photo taken of all 4 generations together (my niece’s great grandmother, grandmother, mom and herself).

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    gcraighead  3 months ago

    We just lost Farley and I suspect Grandma is going soon.

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  3 months ago

    She would love working in a nursing home

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    potfarmer  3 months ago

    Notes of Ben-Gay

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    Fetzee  3 months ago

    So it smells like moth balls and old wrinkle cream

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    Foob  3 months ago

    Elly: “And what does Grandma smell like?”

    April: “Depends…”

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    dcdete.  3 months ago

    I’d like to clear things up in panel 1. As a Canadian I don’t wave goodbye with the back of my hand, nor do I know anybody else that does. My palm usually faces forward.

    Also unless the car window is a mirror, Elly’s and April’s thumbs are on the wrong side of their hands.

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    ladykat  3 months ago

    Awww…

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    notmoving Premium Member 3 months ago

    Not Farley? Geeeeeeeeze…

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    Angry Indeed Premium Member 3 months ago

    It’s nice to know that Grandma didn’t leave, scentlessly!

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    The Great_Black President  3 months ago

    By now Farley is meat on a stick.

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    CultofFarley  3 months ago

    Through our comments Farley will be resurrected.

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    Daltongang Premium Member 3 months ago

    April must like the smell of rose water and soap. That is the smell of all old women of that day and age. It is the smell Johnny Depp refers to in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory when he remarks to Charlies grandparents that they “smell like old people and soap.”

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    piperw  3 months ago

    Looks like a friend of how the duck they should start a Ellie hating club

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    fourteenpeeves  3 months ago

    Today is National Pretzel Day

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    JudithStocker Premium Member 3 months ago

    Today has a very sweet April reminiscing about Grandma.

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    Bob Blumenfeld  3 months ago

    Sigh. The negativity in this place is making it an instance of bad money driving out good.

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    Alberta Oil Premium Member 3 months ago

    The smell of Absorbine Jr liniment takes forever to disappear, it will survive several washing.

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    kamoolah  3 months ago

    Here is one!

    Phone rings

    Elizabeth: Hello?

    Michael: Is Farley OK?

    Elizabeth: Michael, why do you ask? April fell into…

    Michael{interrupting}: I don’t give a crap about Crapril! I am calling for what is really important, and I will say it slowly “Is Farley OK?”

    Elizabeth: Uh…yeah….Farley has been a big part of the family, until now.

    Michael: OK, fine. When I felt my butt get wet I knew I had to run out of class and call.

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    Sherlock007 Premium Member 3 months ago

    I love how much April loves her grandma!

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    zippykatz  3 months ago

    She should be in Farley’s bed.

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    zippykatz  3 months ago

    “Where’s April?” “I dunno…” Same problem, different day.

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    mindjob  3 months ago

    I don’t smell like an old person, I just smell

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    ChazNCenTex  3 months ago

    Smells like roses and Oil of Old Lady.

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    French Persons Premium Member 3 months ago

    Panel 1: Is that an earthquake tipping the car roughly 30 degrees?

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    John Jorgensen  3 months ago

    “Where’s April?”

    “I dunno . . . "

    Time to pick out a burial spot for Edgar, then. Some people never learn.

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    christelisbetty  3 months ago

    21 replies to snsurone76 to complain about it’s negative comments, just gives it what it wants. DO NOT REPLY……complain in a separate comment, if you must.

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    MarshaOstroff  3 months ago

    Sorry to see all of the ageist comments here about how awful Grandma smells. Shame on all of you!

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    kamoolah  3 months ago

    There were so many adult jokes today. Same as when Phil got married.

    Marian{sniffling}: Oh James, to see our son get married.

    Jim: Does this mean you will stop pacing the floor at night worrying about Phil?<p?Marian: It is only natural for a mother to worry. But I think both parents only want to see their children married, settled and happy.

    Jim{thinking to himself}: Right. Now we can blow the wad and travel!

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    howtheduck  3 months ago

    I am a little bit surprised to see John’s mother leave with no farewell from John.

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    wwaniewski  3 months ago

    I Love the different viewpoints in “For Better or Worse.” Things are going to happen, and decisions are made, no matter how you grew up or try to raise your kids.

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