Pickles by Brian Crane for January 09, 2017

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 7 years ago

    no, seriously, what’s an ablution? the fronts of the lower legs belonging to the bear from “The Jungle Book”?

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Seriously, Templo…..


    Here’s a link ….

    (highlight it, right-click, and open in a new window.)




    Hope that helps.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Laughing Kitty….



    It’s a site called lmgtfy.com…..

    which stands for “Let Me Google That For You dot com”


    It used to be snarkier (and funnier) ….

    cos it didn’t give the tips, on the left….


    it would merely open Google and type in your query…

    and after it reached the results page it would type out,

    “Now was that so hard?”

    As if to say “Can’t you just Google that, instead of asking us?”


    But they realised a lot of people thought it was meant to be helpful rather than sarcastic,

    so they toned down the snark.


    As for the right-click menu…

    it depends on what browser you use.

    My example is from Firefox, which I find to be the browser with the most, and also the most helpful, options.


    There are some browsers that won’t even follow links….

    you have to copy and paste them into the address bar of a fresh window.


    I used to mention all that every time I posted a text link,

    after they took away our ability to post “live” ones you could just click.

    But it gets unwieldy… and time-consuming.
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    PMark  over 7 years ago

    I use the word from time to time. I learnt it from Pride and Prejudice chapter 25: “Mr. Darcy may, perhaps, have heard of such a place as Gracechurch Street, but he would hardly think a month’s ablution enough to cleanse him from its impurities, were he once to enter it.”

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    ANIMAL  over 7 years ago

    OK, it’s January 9th – Where’s my “New GoComics Experience”..???????

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    Tyge  over 7 years ago

    Wisdom passes from generation to generation. BTW, never watch.

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    Plods with ...™  over 7 years ago

    Smart man

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    Linguist  over 7 years ago

    It’s the Miracle of Spousal Transformation that Nelson will learn all about – when he’s older and married !

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    mabrndt Premium Member over 7 years ago

    If you have a PRO account (or even if you don’t), I recommend you log into your account at beta.gocomics.com (before the transition), and check your profile (MY PROFILE in the dropdown menu shown by clicking your avatar). You may be surprised by what’s there (may want to change it, like I did). If you change it, I don’t know that the change will be effective after the transition (may want to check your profile again).

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    cubswin2016  over 7 years ago

    You can do magic. You can have anything that you desire.

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    jtviper7  over 7 years ago

    Earl needs a few beers and Opal won’t look that bad. The best part is beer’s not just for breakfast anymore.

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    coco8215 Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Why women live longer then men…..

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    pschearer Premium Member over 7 years ago

    My GF and I use the word ‘blute’. I blute, you blute, he/she/it blutes, they shall have bluted.

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    Night-Gaunt49[Bozo is Boffo]  over 7 years ago

    In her case , the ablutions are in solution to clean her up for the day.

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    coffeeturtle  over 7 years ago

    what does grandpa know about ablutions? HAHA!

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    Jonni  over 7 years ago

    I don’t want to know what or where she washed today.

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    HappyDog/ᵀʳʸ ᴮᵒᶻᵒ ⁴ ᵗʰᵉ ᶠᵘⁿ ᵒᶠ ᶦᵗ Premium Member over 7 years ago

    I’ve been watching reruns of Barney Miller, and Earl sounded just like Fish (Abe Vigoda) talking about his wife Bernice.

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    laughingkitty  over 7 years ago

    This “sign in to comment” is getting REALLY annoying! I’m starting to get used to this new site, but I certainly DO NOT like it so far!

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    Jeff0811  over 7 years ago

    Abra Ca D’ablution, nah, I would rather just say Shazamm!

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