Fred Basset by Alex Graham

Fred Basset

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  1. love of above

    love of above said, over 1 year ago

    that barker riding the fence
    has the bite not so immense

  2. ronhicks

    ronhicks said, over 1 year ago

    Typo alert: unfazed

  3. LucindaWyman_1

    LucindaWyman_1 said, over 1 year ago

    It’s “unfazed,” Mr. Graham.

  4. IndyMan

    IndyMan said, over 1 year ago

    @LucindaWyman_1

    Not if you are ‘dealing’ with English ‘English’, it is quite proper. We, Americans, have ‘diluted’ the English language to suit our own purposes. Yes, I’m a ‘Britophile’ and proud of it!!

  5. anniebodyhome

    anniebodyhome GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    “Unphased” shows as a correct spelling in Webster’s, and was perhaps a common British way of spelling the word when Mr. Graham was alive, twenty plus years ago.

  6. Michael (MiM) Martin

    Michael (MiM) Martin said, over 1 year ago

    I’m afraid ‘Unphased’ is the English way…….and the strip was inked more like twenty weeks ago rather than twenty years ago…….‘Google’ for a little more Fred history…..x

  7. whmIII

    whmIII said, over 1 year ago

    Nope, he knows the wall is too high…

  8. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, over 1 year ago

    He won’t be when he gets to the next panel, and finds out the gate’s open.

  9. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 1 year ago

    Fred must know this particular dog can’t jump this particular fence so he’s safe. Otherwise he’d be running as he does from the Grosvenor (?) gang.

  10. lighthouser

    lighthouser said, over 1 year ago

    I like Fred’s use of the English language and across the pond idioms.

  11. bmdnut

    bmdnut said, over 1 year ago

    Sorry Penny, how about you join the rest of the English speaking world instead? You might come to savour the flavour and find it a little more colourful. Or you could just learn that not everyone does things the same way you do, or wants to…

  12. HelmetHead

    HelmetHead said, over 1 year ago

    Not according to the British “Chambers Dictionary” on my shelf. Fazed and unfazed is correct in Britain; unphased doesn’t appear.

  13. anniebodyhome

    anniebodyhome GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Pardon, MiM, I’m new to Fred. Would rather enjoy the comic than spell-check it anyway :)

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