For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, 2 months ago

    My anaconda don’t
    My anaconda don’t
    My anaconda don’t want none
    Unless you got buns, hun

  2. swami mommy

    swami mommy said, about 1 month ago

    What’s with Elly’s backside?

  3. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, about 1 month ago

    It looks so much better when you aren’t in arrears.

  4. MayKitten

    MayKitten GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    I will never forget one occupation day when one of my daughter introduced me as owning a lot of businesses (6) the most interesting one being her favorite radio station. She described it as having a 2,000 foot tower that has 100,000 watts of effective radiated power, and covers parts of four states. Then she said her favorite thing about the station was going for an hour every Saturday to play her favorite records.


    Then a boy jumps up and said something like “Are you that loudmouth that plays junk like Al Hirt, Spyro Gyra, Herb Alpert and Steely Dan? Why can’t you play some good music like rap or blues?” I stepped up and said that our format was adult contemporary, and rap wasn’t on our playlist, but we do have some blues on the playlist.

  5. bluskies

    bluskies said, about 1 month ago

    Tough to assess a new environment when every time you look up all you can think of is an environmental disaster. A leak from that butt would put Chernoble to shame, and poor Lizzie has no escape route-she’s being dragged along behind.

  6. lightenup

    lightenup GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    Most elementary schools would have interesting things at a child’s eye level.
    Elly’s bottom looks similar to what most of ours look like from that viewpoint. Go ask any kid to look at yours and I guarantee the review won’t be flattering!

  7. Cadbury

    Cadbury GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    Lynn’s Notes:


    Katie was starting grade two when we moved to North Bay. (The children in the strip were three years younger than Katie and Aaron). The little school she attended was about a mile and a half down the road, next to a hobby farm. At lunchtime she and the other children could watch the animals through the fence; a donkey, chickens, and some rabbits. On occasion, the farmer would take the kids for rides on his donkey, which I thought was charming. I said to her, “Katie isn’t this a great place to have a school?! This is something you’ll remember for the rest of your life!” and she replied, “Yeah, I will …’cause it stinks!”

  8. Tdog123

    Tdog123 said, about 1 month ago

    Have a good first day, Lizzie.

  9. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, about 1 month ago

    @Cadbury

    I said to her, “Katie isn’t this a great place to have a school?! This is something you’ll remember for the rest of your life!” and she replied, “Yeah, I will …’cause it stinks!”
    -
    In Lynn Johnston’s latest treasury, she has the same note but it ends like this:
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    I said to her, “Katie isn’t this a great place to have a school?!” and she replied, “But Mom, it stinks!”

  10. Dogday88

    Dogday88 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    I remember my first day after ALL these years…my mother wore a grey suit and a hat with a feather in it (same planet, different time!) And I still think that nun, Sr. Francesca, was nine feet tall.

  11. LadyKat

    LadyKat said, about 1 month ago

    I don’t really remember much of Grade 1, but I apparently ran away from school into the bush behind it every day for the first 3 weeks.

  12. argy.bargy2

    argy.bargy2 said, about 1 month ago

    @lightenup

    Agree…

  13. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, about 1 month ago

    It’s a good looking school. But do they teach? Do they use textbooks and assign homework and give tests? Maybe not. We have buildings here in the states with the word “school” plastered on them. People think of them as schools but they are really holding tanks with a sports agenda. The mothers need to stay home and watch TV. The dads have to work to pay the taxes to support these holding tanks loaded with dead wood people in teaching and administrative positions.

  14. GuiltyBystander

    GuiltyBystander said, about 1 month ago

    @MayKitten

    A 2,000-foot tower? Meaning the tower’s elevation above sea-level, including the hill it was on? I used to work at a station with its FM tower sitting on top of a 7,000-foot mountain…got calls with requests from all over the eastern part of our state even though we were only throwing out 35kW. I’m doing shortwave now at 100kW hitting four different CONTINENTS. That’s a nice long ego trip even if nobody’s listening.

    And there’s nothing wrong with Steely Dan. Now, as for Spyro Gyra…

  15. Reddyan

    Reddyan said, about 1 month ago

    I remember going to my old elementary school one day to pick up my sister’s kids for her. As I walked through the halls I couldn’t believe how SMALL everything looked! It was a very strange feeling!

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