Brevity by Dan Thompson

Brevity

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  1. Dogsniff

    Dogsniff said, about 1 year ago

    Once uponce a time.

  2. Jeff0811

    Jeff0811 said, about 1 year ago

    Is it just me or is the guy with glasses “pitching a tent”?

  3. beviek

    beviek GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Ah, that elusive fountain of youth.

  4. Varnes

    Varnes said, about 1 year ago

    For what it’s worth, I’ve discovered the Fountain of Old Age…You can have it……

  5. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    The Fountain of Utes???


    Dan Thompson …. go to your room!

  6. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Varnes…. s’OK, I found my own way there….


    And Dog…. that just cries out for a resPonce.

  7. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, about 1 year ago

    Okay, I’m ready to ponce on this!

  8. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, about 1 year ago

    @SusanSunshine

    The University of Utah pays the Ute tribe a royalty for the use of their name as a mascot.
    The Utes are okay with it as long as it’s done in a respectful way and they aren’t depicted as demeaning, derogatory caricatures.

  9. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Bri — I’ve wondered about that, cos so many tribes and Native American groups have protested and petitioned over team names.


    Good to know this one is sanctioned.


    Of course, I was scolding Dan over the pun, not the team name.

    (Like anybody takes me seriously if I complain about a pun.)

  10. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, about 1 year ago

    @SusanSunshine

    I’ve also heard that the Seminole tribe doesn’t want Florida State to drop them as the mascot. I don’t know if it’s true; I don’t know any Seminoles.

  11. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Wow, Bri… I think I need to Google that… interesting.


    Meanwhile… haven’t seen you at the Tiki for a while.

  12. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Ok, it’s complicated…

    But if anyone is interested…
    there’s a whole Wikipedia article on the controversies vs. cooperation in the use of Native American symbols for sports teams….
    HERE

  13. edclectic

    edclectic said, about 1 year ago

    @Jeff0811

    Well, it certainly looks like he’s got the pole erected.

  14. jreckard

    jreckard said, about 1 year ago

    And I thought baseball players spat too much.

  15. Varnes

    Varnes said, about 1 year ago

    Susan ,thanks for the explanation, I didn’t have clue….

    “Did you just say Utes?” Fred Gwinne in My Cousin Vinny

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