For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. SheMc

    SheMc said, over 2 years ago

    Oh oh, do we hear a new foot in a cast?

  2. SheMc

    SheMc said, over 2 years ago

    Hey there ARE no ugly dogs!!!

  3. BurkeKnight

    BurkeKnight said, over 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Notes:

    Here’s a story for you: The province of Manitoba had just decreed that people trained as dental nurses would be licensed to do check-ups, cleanings, small fillings, and extractions on children. Rod’s dental practice had expanded to include three First Nations villages, and he needed someone to offset the load. I was on my way to Winnipeg with Aaron (who had a doctor’s appointment) when an interesting application came in. Debbie had very good references and was willing to move up to Lynn Lake. Rod asked me to interview her in Winnipeg, so Debbie and I arranged to meet in the hospital cafeteria while Aaron had his appointment. I sat at a table with a coffee and waited for Debbie to arrive.

    Right on time, a stunningly beautiful girl with a long blonde hair, deep blue eyes, and a voluptuous figure came into the room, wearing a black low-cut cocktail dress. She put out her hand and introduced herself. I got her a coffee, and the interview began. Debbie was wonderful. I immediately liked her and knew she would work well with our team. I asked her if she could move up north as soon as possible. “You mean I’ve got the job?” she asked in amazement. “Absolutely,” I said, “you are exactly the kind of person we’re looking for.” I watched Debbie as she adjusted herself in her seat. She was blushing. “There’s just one thing I want to know,” I continued, “why on earth did you wear a cocktail dress to this interview?” “Well,” she smiled, “when I told my friends I was being interviewed by the dentist’s wife, they told me I’d never be hired. So I decided to blow off the interview by dressing up!” I laughed. We both did. Debbie was not only beautiful, she had a wicked sense of humour. She worked for us for four years and was one of the best staff members we ever had.

  4. 38lowell

    38lowell said, over 2 years ago

    Hard to believe this is true.
    But, some beautiful women are very smart!
    Just be careful.

  5. fitz

    fitz GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago


    Thanks for sharing this.

  6. sleeepy2

    sleeepy2 said, over 2 years ago

    “Beautiful” is a bit of a stretch.

  7. frightenup

    frightenup said, over 2 years ago

    “Wonderful” lessons you’re teaching your son, John. Sounds like he’s smarter than you…

  8. catlady1

    catlady1 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    John opens mouth, inserts foot up to knee!

  9. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, over 2 years ago

    Why does Michael look like he is going bald in the last frame?

  10. summerdog

    summerdog said, over 2 years ago

    My fabulous dentist is surrounded all day by at least 5 very pretty young women that assist him with the office and the patients. I would not want to be his wife.

  11. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, over 2 years ago

    I heard you the first time.

  12. sundogusa

    sundogusa said, over 2 years ago

    Good looking employees make a Dentist visit so much nicer!

  13. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 2 years ago

    JanCinLV: That is why, when I find a typo I missed before hitting “submit”, I not only cut, paste, delete, and correct, but I come back after seeing some other site to make sure the first one actually deleted. Of course, that still doesn’t catch an imperceptible double-click, which, since I have familial tremor, is always a risk.

  14. hippychick8

    hippychick8 said, over 2 years ago

    Look at the news women on Fox News……

  15. Rick Smith

    Rick Smith GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Is it just the colorist, or does Lynn always draw Mike with an exceptional receding hairline for a child?

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