Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for November 13, 2022

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    salakfarm Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Dutchmen don’t really fly. They’re too busy keeping the rising sea back.

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    willispate  over 1 year ago

    whoa, that must be the one that got away.

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    Jason Allen  over 1 year ago

    Tenuta? As in the late great Petite Flower, Giver Goddess, Fashion Plate Saint, Duchess of Discipline, and founder of Judyism?

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    mr_sherman Premium Member over 1 year ago

    It’s wonderful having to scroll down to see the visual punchline.

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    Enter.Name.Here  over 1 year ago

    More like the Floating Dutchman.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I believe that, technically, that’s only a Dutchboy.

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    in.amongst  over 1 year ago

    Dutchmen – getting high since ancient times!

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    Erse IS better  over 1 year ago

    Floating Dutchman maybe?

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    eastern.woods.metal  over 1 year ago

    Wiley made me think of the giant figures in the New York Christmas parade.

    I have to go off on a rant. We had our annual Santa parade last night. Put on by a group of volunteers. I hate to think of the thousands of hours the volunteers put in. The fire department provides Santa’s transportation. The firemen volunteer their time to collect food for the food bank. The cops pass around a sign up sheet for paid duty. All who sign up get PAID a minimum of 4 hours. The organizers have to pay the bill the police union hands them. Sounds like an extortion scheme to me. If you or I did that we’d be wearing a pair of designer bracelets

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    sandpiper  over 1 year ago

    Gotta sing a personal lyric. Thus begins a busy but special season for us. Today I turn 87 and in December, my blue-eyed sweetheart will be 82. December also marks the 60th anniversary of our marriage.

    We wish for a Happy Holiday season for everyone everywhere. We pray you all remain safe and well.

    May the coming years be all you wish them to be. May you enjoy many of them.

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    Alabama Al  over 1 year ago

    De Vliegende Hollander

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    Isenthor1978  over 1 year ago

    If you’re never disappointed, you’re doing something wrong.

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    PraiseofFolly  over 1 year ago

    I’d be astonished, too — wooden shoe?

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    sharperknives4U  over 1 year ago

    You Sir, have your priorities straight. I admire you.

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    baroden Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I gotta say, I love your work. This is particularly hilarious!

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    MS72  over 1 year ago

    Dutch Boy paint

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    Doug K  over 1 year ago

    It was like he was all ready for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member over 1 year ago

    And even if he crashes, wooden shoes float…

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    diverbelle  over 1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful message of love and faith.

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    mfrasca  over 1 year ago

    Judy Lynn Tenuta (November 7, 1949 – October 6, 2022)

    RIP, Petite Flower.

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    Fishingvest   over 1 year ago

    Congratulations to you both.

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    mfrasca  over 1 year ago

    Look around you, can you see?

    Staring ghostly in the mirror

    It’s the Dutchman you will be

    Floating slowly out to sea

    In a misty misery.

    - I. Anderson

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    contralto2b  over 1 year ago

    I got laughs on many levels for this one. Some for those already stated, but the first that popped into my mind was what my daughter would say if she saw this She is an adult on tha autism spectrum and used to work at a party store. One of the jobs was blowing up balloons using helium. I know her literal mind set would say “helium in latex balloons would not stay in that long and they would have deflated long ago”. She is very practical minded.

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    Can't Sleep  over 1 year ago

    The Tenuta Triangle? A nice nod to Judy.

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    grocks  over 1 year ago

    Flo is wise.

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    Chris  over 1 year ago

    ain’t that the truth… :(

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    Mainesailah Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Wow, Eddie is old-school. He still uses wooden lobstah traps.

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    Baucuva  over 1 year ago

    They’re starting to put Dutch Brothers coffee shops around town. I wonder if they’re any good?

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    morningglory73 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    The floating Dutchman, wooden clogs and all.

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    dwagon55  over 1 year ago

    Tenuta Triangle – Nicely done. Cheers.

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    Redd Panda  over 1 year ago

    The ‘’Tenuta Triangle’’? Judy Tenuta?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcJjRiLQq1M

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    Droptma Styx  over 1 year ago

    Nice callout to the recently departed and much beloved Judy Tenuta.

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    What exactly is in the coffee that the Cap’n drinks?

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Okay, now that it’s in my brain, I’m going to poke around on the internet and see if I can find a real ship doing real seagoing commerce today called “Flying Dutchman”.

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    mistercatworks  over 1 year ago

    If you keep waiting for a return of “the good ol’ days”, you will be continually disappointed. Not going to happen (never did).

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    walkingmancomics  over 1 year ago

    wow— on all counts: congratulations, and happiness to you and your sweet-heart, from a suddenly younger 72 and his sweetie (not even 70!).

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    bleu nez  over 1 year ago

    chuckling hard enough at the 1st panel, i had trouble moving on to the next one. thanks wiley.

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    Bill The Nuke  over 1 year ago

    This got my first laugh of the day. Thanks.

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    kv450  over 1 year ago

    [groan] more like “The Floating Dutchman”

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    Realimaginary1 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Compliments of Boy Scout Russell

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    KEA  over 1 year ago

    I thought the flying dutchman was Max Verstappen?

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    Neat '33  over 1 year ago

    Congrats to you both ! I lost my bride of 55 years on 1-10-21 and wish I could be as happy as you both.

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    gmu328  over 1 year ago

    love the flying dutchman surprise. kudos to you, wiley …

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    sccooley  over 1 year ago

    Love the reference to the Love Goddess.

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    wdpeck  over 1 year ago

    That was a nice little shout out to recently departed comedian Judy Tenuta

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    eboosler Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Wiley, you are such a great friend. I waited all week to see this when you told me last week you were going to honor Judy in today’s strip. What a beautiful, sweet little wink you have given her. You can see how much people loved her here. Thanks for doing such a wonderful thing. Much much love. Elayne

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    Ka`ōnōhi`ula`okahōkūmiomio`ehiku Premium Member over 1 year ago

    When is Eddie gonna snag a mermaid?

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    WilliamMedlock  over 1 year ago

    The flying Dutchman is only seen by people who are doomed.

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    verticallychallenged Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I know it’s been discussed before, but Eddie’s boat is named “Anoesis.” (Merriam-Webster) Anoesis: consciousness that is pure passive receptiveness without understanding or intellectual organization of the materials presented.

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    keenanthelibrarian  over 1 year ago

    Well, seen one Flying Dutchman, you’ve seen ’em all.

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    Night-Gaunt49[Bozo is Boffo]  over 1 year ago

    LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    beany54  over 1 year ago

    Happy birthdays, happy anniversary, and happy holidays. Be safe and well.

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    Rich Douglas  over 1 year ago

    “The Tenuta Triangle.”

    I miss Judy.

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    j.painterjones  over 1 year ago

    Wishing (praying,too) everything good for you two, too!!!

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    redbaron  over 1 year ago

    Is it me, or does the “Flying Dutchman” bear a slight resemblance to Trump, who didn’t exactly live up to expectations, either?

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    GiantShetlandPony  over 1 year ago

    My first thought was Little Boy Blue, but that was an English nursery rhyme.

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    LeslieAnn Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Mr. Wiley Miller, I extend my sympathies to you for our loss of the great George Booth. I will miss him too.

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    bakana  over 1 year ago

    The real Tanuta Triangle:

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTNBFvX5M2a6Qb_A__qcES2shdYhy1QCm45cg&usqp=CAU

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    Ernest_CT  over 1 year ago

    Congratulations, @sandpiper, and best wishes for many more!

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    DaBump Premium Member over 1 year ago

    That’s the flying Dutch Boy, a lost Thanksgiving Day parade entry that had been sponsored by a paint company.

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    face.less_b  over 1 year ago

    I was expecting a Fokker Albatross

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    198.23.5.11  over 1 year ago

    FLYING DUTCHMAN is the only Wagner opera that can be seen without intraveneous feeding.

    At least it isn’t that Wotan guy.He’s impossible to reason with

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    Stan McSerr  over 1 year ago

    Ahh, the Dutch Pennywise!!

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    scpandich  over 1 year ago

    This was kind of brilliant.

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    redbaron  over 1 year ago

    Is it me, or does the “Flying Dutchman” bear a slight resemblance to Trump, who didn’t exactly live up to expectations, either?

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