That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for September 28, 2023

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    Solstice*1947  7 months ago

    /// Babies soaking in surf should be clean,

    (though they’re using it as a latrine).

    Young Amphibians will

    suffer in an oil spill.

    Now they’re all coated with Vaselene.

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    BE THIS GUY  7 months ago

    My original post in 2019:

    First came the children, then came the oxen (top right corner).

    For some reason, the oxen caught my eye even though they’re barely visible.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 7 months ago

    My original comment: Ebb tide exposes the strangest creatures.

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    Bilan  7 months ago

    Chippendales for little girls?

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    Ubintold  7 months ago

    Washed off the sunblock, eh?

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    PraiseofFolly  7 months ago

    Emerging from the foam of the ocean, the babies kept slipping off their Half Shells.

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    jel354  7 months ago

    Coppertone skin care ads aimed at children.

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    phritzg Premium Member 7 months ago

    Reminded me of these song lyrics: “Then the tide rushes in, and washes my castles away”.

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    Call me Ishmael  7 months ago

    The enemy swarms ashore/

    Small Invaders – unarmed – by the score !/

    They’re not wearing pants-/

    But we don’t have a chance ;/

    As a matter of fact- we want more !

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    mac04416  7 months ago

    See, if you look closely, you can see I had corn last night….

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    MS72  7 months ago

    Turtles hatch from eggs laid on the beach and swim to the ocean. Some of them get mixed up and head the wrong way. Volunteers steer them in the right direction.

    Are you a turtle?

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    aerotica69  7 months ago

    The tadpoles near Three Mile Island seem to be mutating.

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    wincoach Premium Member 7 months ago

    Dennis, there’s some lovely filth down here.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  7 months ago

    Jim Henson’s Surfer Babies.

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    Holden Awn  7 months ago

    It’s a sad comment on our times that this picture if done today, in America, would get the artist censured, if not arrested, for “kiddie porn”.

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    amaneaux  7 months ago

    Next up is the Big Wheel stage.

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    Khatkhattu Premium Member 7 months ago

    That one child must be the on Roger Miller was singing about in “England Swings” (Fourth line in the chorus)

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    mabrndt Premium Member 7 months ago

    The Young Amphibians or Children at the Seashore

    Paste (including the quote marks) 

    "Category:1903 paintings by Joaquín Sorolla" Wikimedia 

    (syntax supported by the Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, and Ecosia search engines) in the browser address bar (or search for it using one of those search engines) and choose the first Category: found, and once there find the text string Ninos, and click its link for info and links that point to more info about this painting. File history has the strip coloration image.

     

    That larger strip image is also shown by merely clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s THROWBACK THURSDAY: MASTERPIECE #2260 (8/8/19) (September 27, 2023) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment. I have added a comment there pointing to the blog entry with my comment pointing to info about this artist I used to point to here. So far, 4 works by this artist have been used here (6 times total, including this Throwback Thursday and a prior repeat), the August 8, 2019, strip being its first use. The December 1, 2022, strip has the prior by him.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 7 months ago

    Girl: Why aren’t you wearing bathing suits. Boys: Cause we are nudists!

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    Call me Ishmael  7 months ago

    You musht remember thish/

    Your grandpa was a fish/

    That no one can deny/

    Chaz Darwin got it right- yes, quite!/

    As time goes by..///

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    T...  7 months ago

    The Sol & Ish Poetry Commentary Competition Contest, may the best Poet win…

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    mshaw Premium Member 7 months ago

    “Children on the Seashore,” 1903

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    d1234dick Premium Member 7 months ago

    being a good Christian girl, she has on clothes but no underwear.

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 7 months ago

    Priest: I’m not feeling too well. I think I’ll go down to the beach today.

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 7 months ago

    Some comments from the original post:

    @Strob “No one knows why schools of babies beach themselves along this stretch of coast.”

    @Rev Phnk Ey “Quick, gather a bunch of people and push them back in.”

    @Call Me Ishmael “No baby expects the Spanish Inquisition…=)”

    @juncarlo “I am sure that my contact lens fell here.”

    @rmremail “Yes, Irma, that’s where babies come from.”

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    GoComicsGo!  7 months ago

    Boy: “I don’t think we’re doing this right?”

    Girl: “Yes you are.”

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