For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, about 2 years ago

    Yes, now that I think about it, they probably Have added some adult ingredient that babies shouldn’t have… ;)

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

    Gweedo - It's legal here !!! - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @ORMouseworks

    They could serve him something he can have.
    He wants a drink ’cause they are having one. Monkey see monkey do….

  3. Gizmo Cat

    Gizmo Cat said, about 2 years ago

    @Gweedo: yeah, well she’s walking away with him, so perhaps to get him his own drink?

  4. Leo Autodidact

    Leo Autodidact said, about 2 years ago

    So what you’re saying is that,
    “Mother needs something today, to calm her down”

    Mmnh?

  5. A_Dream4u

    A_Dream4u said, about 2 years ago

    Makes me glad I was raised in a family that forbade babytalk, I carry on that tradition with my family.

  6. Pprey

    Pprey said, about 2 years ago

    Is it just my old eyes but is that “baby” enormous. Looks like an 8 year old.

  7. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    That is one long-limbed baby. Many cartoonists find it hard to get a baby’s proportions, and end up with miniature adults: heads too small, shoulders too broad, and arms and legs way too long.

  8. ame_baby

    ame_baby said, about 2 years ago

    @A_Dream4u

    Me, too. We had a couple of “silly” words that she couldn’t pronounce, but I always spoke to her as a regular person. I have a hard time with babytalk.

  9. Mai Griffin

    Mai Griffin said, about 2 years ago

    I think it is a shame to blame the babies for ‘silly talk’ – they learn (very quickly) what they hear. On the other hand, an adult trying to simplify the language – for some reason that escapes me – does sound extremely silly!
    When an infant can’t repeat a word perfectly it is often adopted and used affectionately by the whole family, which is lovely and a different matter.

  10. MiHorn

    MiHorn GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Bruce Lee

    That’s extreme.

  11. puggles

    puggles said, about 2 years ago

    @Bruce Lee

    If you like the taste of Filet Mignon even a little bit, you are a glutton. Ridiculous!!!

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Notes:
    I loved the words my kids created while they were learning to speak. “Fmuffmee” was “Excuse me,” “blaffoon” was “bathroom,” “ice cream” was “eye-green,” and so on. I wanted them to have a good vocabulary and learn the language well, but long after they grew up and spoke with clarity, I was still (to their considerable eye-rolling)… saying “fmuffmee” and “blaffoon.”

  13. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, about 2 years ago

    I always spoke baby talk to my little charges, and it didn’t seem to damage their speech. As I fantasize myself saying in court, after I’ve done something outrageous, “I did it, I’m glad i did it, and I’d do it again!”

  14. Jim in CT

    Jim in CT said, about 2 years ago

    Jeeze, all the criticism of a simple joke.
    And it was funny.

  15. pshapley

    pshapley said, about 2 years ago

    @Bruce Lee

    I like beer. Some years I even drink a six-pack. So by your definition, I’m an alcoholic.
    -
    How many ignorant, uninformed statements do you have to make to be considered a troll?

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