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  1. about 2 months ago on Dog Eat Doug

    And small. When our 70 lb golden decides he’s done, we just have to wait for him to get motivated to finish the walk.

  2. 3 months ago on Peanuts Begins

    Of course a featherbed would be an alternative answer.

  3. 4 months ago on Peanuts Begins

    It’s the old Art vs Craft debate.

  4. 4 months ago on Arlo and Janis

    We added salt to ours. But we found they were too attractive — one night went out and saw lines of snails and slugs heading for the cups from the neighboring yards — the cups were filled to the brim with the “early birds” and the next were just crawling over them.

  5. 4 months ago on Over the Hedge

    As a listener to WCLV decades ago, this brings to mind Mr and Mrs Garvey’s cover of Fugacity which Bob Conrad used to close the Saturday Night program (what became Weekend Radio in syndication).

  6. 5 months ago on Over the Hedge

    Tom make things worse, seems the recycling is aggravating microplastics.


  7. 5 months ago on Arlo and Janis

    We had a hail storm come through and indeed these guys coming around telling me I needed the roof repaired. No real damage so we sent him on his way, but boy were there a lot of new roofs put on that month in the neighborhood. Some people seem to think these things are lottery tickets.

  8. 8 months ago on Peanuts Begins

    Wonder why it’s not coming up under the parked cars. And boy is it coming up fast between panel 1 and 4

  9. 8 months ago on Arlo and Janis

    And a lot of the hits were in books specifically about John Hancock, Children of the Revolution, or the Declaration. So in this case may be less an indicator of common usage than general interest.

  10. 8 months ago on Arlo and Janis

    They teach who he is. The commercial Arlo is talking about would not work if it’s audience didn’t know it. The usage of the name to denote a signature is declining. More generally, the words “John Hancock” peaks in the American English corpus that Google’s Ngram viewer uses back in 1940 (oddly the peak before that was 1840), dropped to about half in 2000, and has been declining much faster since then.