For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 5 months ago

    Be glad you don’t live by Alaska, Michael! I hear their mosquitoes are as big as birds! =-O

  2. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, 5 months ago

    Northern Ontario (where Lynn Johnston lives) is notorious for its mosquito problems. The weather report includes mosquito levels.

  3. jim12345

    jim12345 said, 5 months ago

    Eek mosquitos !!!!! 8^(

  4. Larry

    Larry said, 5 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    ya you can’t swat them you need a shotgun

  5. NightShade09

    NightShade09 said, 5 months ago

    Have you ever tried a vacuum cleaner?
    Brrrr-zlurp! Gone!

  6. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, 5 months ago

    @NightShade09

    Yeah, but if you take a walk in the woods, you are going to need a really long cord!

  7. GuiltyBystander

    GuiltyBystander said, 5 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    They’re twin-prop jobs. I understand Cessna was trying to figure out how to outfit them with seatbelts.

  8. Poollady

    Poollady said, 5 months ago

    Most boys Michaels age LOVE bugs.

  9. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, 5 months ago

    They don’t like getting mosquito-bit.

  10. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, 5 months ago

    See, all it took to get Lynn’s website working again was to threaten to print her comment from the treasury book for today’s strip. And yes, it is word for word the comment on the website today.


    Lynn’s Comment:
    In the Canadian north, you learn to live with flies. Legends, stories, and songs have been written about them, and no amount of spray will protect you when the season is nigh. I used to complain about the mosquitoes on the west coast, but the black flies, deer flies, and mosquitoes in northern Ontario make wimps out of them. On the GOOD side, the country here is beautiful!

  11. catman5169

    catman5169 said, 5 months ago

    If you really want to see bugs…especially mosquitoes….move to the Mississippi delta during rice season…

  12. BobBlumenfeld

    BobBlumenfeld said, 5 months ago

    In Minnesota, the mosquito is the state bird.

    (Just kiddin’. I know it’s the loon.)

    Two mosquitoes were overheard discussing what to do with the cow they had just caught (not unlike the trolls in The Hobbit).

    “Let’s take her down by the river and suck her dry there,” said one.

    “Naw,” replied the other. “If we do that, the big guys will take her away from us.”

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 5 months ago

    @JanCinLV

    Thank your for printing it properly in bold.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 5 months ago

    We have several types of mosquito in S. Texas. The big black marsh mosquitoes are the worse because they are so large, you can feel them drilling into you for blood for their precious eggs.

  15. LV1951

    LV1951 said, 5 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    You’re right, because we sure have some big-uns in Galveston!

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