Off the Mark by Mark Parisi

Off the Mark

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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, over 3 years ago

    Finally, a cartoon got Donder’s name right.

  2. Linux0s

    Linux0s said, over 3 years ago

    Or quite a menu.

  3. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Donner is German for thunder, Blitzen is lightning.

  4. pouncingtiger

    pouncingtiger said, over 3 years ago

    It’s too bad that they got Blitzen’s name wrong. It’s Blixem.

  5. GoodQuestion

    GoodQuestion GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Guess Rudolph wood make him feel light-headed . . . ☻

  6. dheine1971

    dheine1971 said, over 3 years ago

    A wish list for a crocodile???

  7. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, over 3 years ago

    He wants to leave Santa with only Rudolph to pull that big sleigh? I think that qualifies for the naughty list – nothing but coal for that croc!

  8. qmwnebrvt

    qmwnebrvt said, over 3 years ago

    Apparently, the original names were “Dunder” & “Blixem”. Read more at http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/donner.asp

  9. gooseylou

    gooseylou GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I grew up hearing it as Donner but not sure. What we need is a copy of the original sheet music. I do know it was written by Mrs. Gene Autry and he set it to music.

  10. Lisa  4romMpls

    Lisa 4romMpls said, over 3 years ago

    @gooseylou

    Yeah! I’m confused now.

  11. pinkx

    pinkx said, over 3 years ago

    rein rant

  12. olddog1

    olddog1 said, over 3 years ago

    At the time the poem was written there was still some Dutch influence in the Christmas traditions in NY. The Dutch word for thunder was donder.

  13. MissScarlet

    MissScarlet GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Mmmm…venison!

  14. cbrsarah

    cbrsarah said, over 3 years ago

    You can find a copy of the original poem by Clement Clark Moore, which he recited to his children on Christmas Eve 1822, here:
    http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/clement-clarke-moore#poet
    It shows the two reindeer as Donder and Blixen.

  15. KasparV

    KasparV said, over 3 years ago

    @gooseylou

    Wrong. And Gene Autry didn’t like, or want to record, the song. It turned out to be his biggest hit.

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