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    BTO 5 days ago

    Well, it’s a better name than Altamont!

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    TEMPLO S.U.D. 5 days ago

    A pleasure to meet you, Woodstock. (How DID Sparky come up with that name anyway? Was the 1969 music festival happening at the time?)

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    bigcatrik 5 days ago

    June 22, 1970, truly a momentous day in Peanuts history.

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    orinoco womble 5 days ago

    Maybe “Woodstock” was a sly joke on his inability to fly straight. Was Schulz implying the birdie was high on some hemp seed?

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    randomaccess2 5 days ago

    Possibly ingesting some of those Peyote seeds

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    therese_callahan2002 5 days ago

    Before he had a name, he was simply called “Bird Hippie.”

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    JohnFarson19 5 days ago

    Schulz originally considered the bird to be a female but changed his mind after naming it in June 1970. In an interview in 1987 Schulz said; “I had been reading the Life magazine article about the Woodstock festival and I had the little bird in the strip. It was a she and she was Snoopy’s secretary and I was doing secretary jokes quite often so then I thought Woodstock would be a good name for this bird and also, it will get the attention of these people that liked that kind of thing. Suddenly she was not a secretary; she became Woodstock, the boy. It just happened. But that’s what’s good about a comic strip – you can just do it.” – from Peanuts WikiLove Woodstock’s smile!

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    realexander GC INSIDER 5 days ago

    What’s in a name? That which we call a bird, by any other name would sound a tweet.

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    Rufus The naked mole rat 5 days ago

    The funny thing is that Snoopy and Woodstock were hanging out quite some time before this, like they were best friends prior to this strip where he found out the name and now all of a sudden he’s calling Woodstock stupid for no apparent reason. I feel like this strip could have been done much earlier than it was. (Before the two got to know each other.) Just my opinion.

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    johndifool 5 days ago

    We are stardust, we are golden…

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    KrisStoley 5 days ago

    This is so iconic

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    coreym5 5 days ago

    Snoopy breaking the fourth wall.

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    whaleman 5 days ago

    So this is when Snoop learns the bird’s name.

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    JPuzzleWhiz 5 days ago

    Well, everyone, there yuh go — the strip many of you’ve all been clamoring for!

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    Doug Taylor GC INSIDER 5 days ago

    and now we know the rest of the story!

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    Snoopy_Fan 5 days ago

    Annnd… there it is!:-)

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    jeffrey caetwright GC INSIDER 4 days ago

    I was a major fan in 1970 at 10 years old now at 57 I still love this great Comic

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    mychiller 4 days ago

    And so a legend is named.

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    Chad Cheetah 4 days ago

    And the rest is history

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    Number Three 4 days ago

    He’s officially named!

    xxx

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    ujean 4 days ago

    CSN – Woodstock

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrWNTqbLFFE

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    mulder42 4 days ago

    Yippee—Woodstock!!! :)

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    Robert Nowall GC INSIDER 4 days ago

    So to all those who doubted that Woodstock was Woodstock—-nyah! nyah! nyah!

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