Agnes by Tony Cochran


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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, over 3 years ago

    This is interesting: At 6’6" and 300 lbs, Arthur Henderson of the Omaha Twisters was both the tallest and heaviest Major League Human Cannonball star. Yet ‘Pee-Wee’ was his nickname.

  2. rshive

    rshive said, over 3 years ago

    Perhaps “Pasta Gone Wild” would fit the bill.

  3. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach said, over 3 years ago


    but what about the meatballs?

  4. Calvins  Brother

    Calvins Brother said, over 3 years ago


    Started to read your comment, but realized my interesting was full. Had to quit, maybe there’ll be room tomorrow. Sorry.

  5. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    For several years, the afternoon shift manager at a grocery store where I shop was a huge fellow… not fat, just big.

    My guess would be 6’6" and 350 lbs…. he towered over the lanky 22-year-old who looked very tall standing alone.

    He was also called “Tiny.”
    It was on his name-tag, and even embroidered on his apron.

    And years ago, my neighbors had a huge Great Dane (is there another kind?) named “Pee Wee.”

    I think that sort of irony is pretty common… but I can’t think of a nickname that means huge, or giant, nor do I know a small person or animal called by it…..
    the closest I can think of off hand is a neighbor’s tiny chihuahua named Ali, after Muhammad Ali.

  6. Arianne

    Arianne said, over 3 years ago

    Susan, I was watching a home renovation show once, and the home owners had a Great Dane named Fezzik. Although this was straight forward, not ironic, I loved it.
    (Just in case; Fezzik was a very large character in the movie Princess Bride, played by Andre the Giant.)

  7. Hunter7

    Hunter7 said, over 3 years ago

    Was there not a NFL player nicknamed the “Refridgerator”? Due of course to his size. I doubt if Brick Wall would have sounded as good. …. just a little piece of interesting….. now my mind is full. Come back later when there’s more room.

  8. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 3 years ago

    which is to say, Why use any nicknames?
    Because people enjoy doing so.

  9. 1MadHat

    1MadHat GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I want to hear some of the dirty recipes that Trout knows.

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