Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. Linguist

    Linguist said, almost 4 years ago

    Little blabbermouth !

  2. Bret Maverick

    Bret Maverick said, almost 4 years ago

    They meant it. They didn’t ever tell US.

  3. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, almost 4 years ago

    Oops! Well, maybe chalk it up to hormonal changes? For Leo’s sake, just hope Drew keeps the news to herself till 2nd tri.

  4. Linguist

    Linguist said, almost 4 years ago

    I know I’m going to catch flack for this…But a woman keeping a secret, is a bit like trying to dam Niagara Falls, isn’t it ?

  5. Varnes

    Varnes said, almost 4 years ago

    I’ve never understood that…If you don’t want to know what sex the little thing is, why not wait for a year or two AFTER they’re born to find out? The suspense would build..Besides, nobody likes changing diapers anyway…It would be cool…Second birthday..Hey it’s a girl! Ha Ha!

  6. goulo

    goulo said, almost 4 years ago

    Linguist, do you seriously believe most men keep secrets?

    Or are you just doing that thing of taking a negative human behavior done by people generally and then acting as if only women (or only people of a given race or religion or whatever) do it?

  7. Linguist

    Linguist said, almost 4 years ago


    Trust me, my tongue was planted firmly in my cheek. I’m not saying the male of the species is any better when it comes to gossip or secrets.
    Just my 2am sense of humor coming out.

  8. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, almost 4 years ago


    I’ve often felt the same way about pretty much all generalizations.
    After all, people who generalize are all alike!

  9. AlexanderTheGoodEnough

    AlexanderTheGoodEnough said, almost 4 years ago


    Yeah, you should stop around Niagara Falls some night around 3 am. They all but turn the Falls off, and can, in fact, turn the Falls off competely. Nearly all the water is diverted for several hours for electrical generation, and even during the day what’s going over the Falls is a fraction of what it used to be.

    My brother, who’s a true cynic (I’m merely a realist…), often points out that a properly newlywed bride will arise the day after her wedding and cross the street there in Niagara Falls to take in the sight and see arrayed before her the second greatest disappointment of her married life.

  10. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, almost 4 years ago


    Yes, unrealistic expectations, can do that to you.

  11. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, almost 4 years ago

    pretty soon, she can’t see her feet.

  12. milano99

    milano99 said, almost 4 years ago

    Different for us. My twins — 29 Y/O yesterday — had us fooled all along. One heartbeat, one baby in the ultrasounds, even though my wife’s stomach was the size of a weather balloon.

    Then a drunk driver hit our car 3 weeks before her due date. Took the wife to the hospital as a precaution, and the doctor said “Don’t worry, your babies are just fine”. Um, er, “BABIES”? Yep, one was hiding behind the other. Three weeks later (Super Bowl Sunday 1984), 2 healthy girls 46 minutes apart (natural with no epidermal).

  13. Mitchtheone

    Mitchtheone said, almost 4 years ago

    I am surprised she kept her mouth shut that long LOL

  14. wiwo

    wiwo GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Superstition, hell. You don’t tell people right away because there’s still a major chance of miscarriage for several weeks. Hopefully (this is still a comic strip!) GT won’t go there.

  15. montessoriteacher

    montessoriteacher said, almost 4 years ago


    29 years ago you had twins? Congrats. I bet technology has changed tremendously since that time for ultrasounds (as well as everything else)…

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