Barney & Clyde by Gene Weingarten, Dan Weingarten & David Clark

Barney & Clyde

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  1. Chalkie  j   

    Chalkie  j    said, 10 months ago

    When you’re listening late at night
    You may think the band are not quite right
    But they are, They just play it like that

  2. Gweedo - It's legal here !!! -  Murray

    Gweedo - It's legal here !!! - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    If you think the harmony
    Is a little dark and out of key
    You’re correct, …

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago

    Just love Cynthia the character, her look and her attitude and her intelligence. Such a great character.

  4. davidh48

    davidh48 said, 10 months ago

    Quite right, actually.

    Americans say “thanks.” Brits say “Thank you very much, indeed”.

    Notice where I put the period relative to the quotation mark, both correct in America.

  5. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Army am?

  6. katzenbooks45!

    katzenbooks45! said, 10 months ago

    I is Army Strong.

  7. finale

    finale said, 10 months ago

    Will they arm me in the army?

  8. ZBicyclist

    ZBicyclist GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    The real point is that either is understandable and clear — and therefore being nitpicky about the rule doesn’t make much sense. Similarly, who and whom — the use of the wrong one doesn’t create confusion.

    For confusion, you have the English use of adjectives ahead of nouns without any modifiers. Consider oatmeal cookies, made with oatmeal, and Girl Scout cookies, not made with Girl Scouts. It would be clearer if we said “cookies with oatmeal” and “cookies from Girl Scouts”.

    On the whole, though, any language where nouns don’t have masculine and feminine isn’t so bad.

  9. ChessPirate

    ChessPirate said, 10 months ago

    Or: “Both are correct.”

  10. Crandlemire

    Crandlemire said, 10 months ago

    @davidh48

    I worked as a freelance writer for a number of years and I had learned that the punctuation mark goes outside the quotation mark — and would it kill people now-a-days to include an Oxford comma when listing items in a sentence. Example: Phil, Joe, and Sue wen to town — Not Phil, Joe and Sue.

  11. J P

    J P GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    I’m English and I would never say “the army are strong”!

  12. Erichalfbee

    Erichalfbee said, 10 months ago

    @Crandlemire

    Or adding a T where required, that is unless Wen to town is actually some kind of odd ritual? Who knows?

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago

    @davidh48

    You don’t watch much Brit tv do you?

  14. ARodney

    ARodney said, 10 months ago

    I hadn’t come across “the army are strong,” but I have heard “the crowd are restless” on BBC.

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