Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

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  1. DreamScourge

    DreamScourge said, over 3 years ago

    All words are made up, and the best ones come from the mouths of unicorns. True story!

  2. Q4horse

    Q4horse said, over 3 years ago

    Its all in the choice of font. So will we get to see a magic tailor or will Marigold magic something up? Considering the time of year, I wonder if the mystery involves leprechauns?

  3. tsandl

    tsandl said, over 3 years ago

    Actually it is a word, but it’s spelled “fining.”

  4. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago

    Is that like the perfect parking spot? It even says, ‘Fine for parking!’
    (Trouble with Tracy episode… now I am dating myself)
    (Hey … it beats dating alone … no .. .wait a minute…)

  5. puddleglum1066

    puddleglum1066 said, over 3 years ago

    @tsandl

    …and it refers to adding things like ground-up fish scales to beer, to help the spent yeast and other sediment drop to the bottom of the bottle…

  6. ThomasKDye

    ThomasKDye said, over 3 years ago

    Finossification is a rare talent, but so is fininatamation.

  7. Richard

    Richard GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Go naked……………..the unicorn is!

  8. Coyoty

    Coyoty GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Richard

    She’s not naked. She’s clothed in elegance.

  9. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    Nonsense, Phoebe. Now quiet down so that Marigold can help you with your fineosity.

  10. kaykeyser

    kaykeyser said, over 3 years ago

    I agree with both of you Pheebs could look finer and Marigold does make up words. I hope she gets a nice ball gown and not some kind of crazy Unicorn get up like giving her a blanket and a fake horn and a bridal or some thing. Though that could work too. I hope she gets to have white gloves and opera glasses.

  11. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    Agreed Phoebe.

  12. whitecarabao

    whitecarabao said, over 3 years ago

    @Coyoty

    Well said, Coyoty. The words could have come from Marigold herself.

  13. whitecarabao

    whitecarabao said, over 3 years ago

    Phoebe, one of the wonderful things about the English language is that it is a language of the people. There is no “English Academy” to rule on what is “real English” and what is not. You can make up a word, and if people start using it, it will become “official.” Thousands of words have entered the language that way — and comic strips have contributed hundreds, pow!, zap!

  14. whitecarabao

    whitecarabao said, over 3 years ago

    Phoebe, one more thing, English is so democratic that you can spell words any way that you want — but don’t try that at school. Teachers lay down certain rules that you have to follow unless you want to get yourself into trouble. Publishers do the same thing to their contributors — authors, reporters, cartoonists, and so on. The rules may be common ones followed by almost everyone or may be of their own making, but you need to follow them to keep out of trouble (such as getting an F in spellling).

  15. ThomasKDye

    ThomasKDye said, over 3 years ago

    Can Marigold make Larry Fine?

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