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    Llewellenbruce  about 5 years ago

    I bet the Pickles kept the porch and house lightsoff last night so they wouldn’t have to give outany candy.

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    Linguist  about 5 years ago

    I’ve got a bone to pick with you Rath.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 5 years ago

    BAY-sil, Earl, not BAH-sil. Sheesh.

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    SusanSunshine gc insider about 5 years ago

    No, Herb is that other guy who lives down the street.

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    simpsonfan2  about 5 years ago

    If it’s Basil Fawlty, count me in.

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    homer911  about 5 years ago

    Firstly it is Baa-zil, secondly H is not a vowel

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    clucky  about 5 years ago

    Elementry, Watson !

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    SusanSunshine gc insider about 5 years ago

    A herb, an ’erb…banana banahna…

    No one is “correct” just because he lives on one side or the other of an ocean.

    The development of English started to split in two directions over 400 years ago….NONE of us still speak the speech of Dr. Johnson…

    No reason for either side to follow the other … OR to think they’re the only ones who went in the right direction…

    Get over it.

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    Kathe  about 5 years ago

    You tell ’em, Sunny Susan! :)

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    jtviper7  about 5 years ago

    Remember… Garlic is Italian Caviar !

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    Number Three (Free Afficionado)  about 5 years ago

    Wouldn’t you like to know, Earl?

    LOL xxx

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    hippogriff  about 5 years ago

    Let’s call the whole thing off.

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    marbleit  about 5 years ago

    Earl needs to worry lol

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    cvdemers  about 5 years ago

    @Vegas ViperItalian-Americans eat lots of garlic. In Italy itself, you will find very little, if any, garlic in restaurant meals. The people of Italy generally feel that the breath and body odor from garlic leaves them socially undesirable.

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    J Short gc insider about 5 years ago

    An herb, a Herb, hmm. Do Herb and Basil know each other?

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    GROG gc insider about 5 years ago

    I haven’t got thyme for basil, but I do for red pepper.

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    Rickapolis  about 5 years ago

    And Earl has a thing for Rosemary.

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    somedae  about 5 years ago

    This strip has the best coloration and shading of any , they really do good job I love looking at this talent , Really something!! so nice….

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    coffeeturtle  about 5 years ago

    I know a few of them! Witch Hazel do you mean?

    :-)

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    holmswedeholm  about 5 years ago

    A further pun might include whether Earl means “an herb” as if he pronounces it without the H sound and means a plant with seeds, flowers and leaves for flavoring or with the H sound and involves a THIRD man into the discussion….

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    Gokie5  about 5 years ago

    Merriam-Webster prefers “bazzle.” Alternate pronunciations are BAY-zel or BAA-sell or BAY-sell. A you-tube source calls it BAY-zel, and I imagine you could look through Google sources till you dropped, and find differing opinions. I’ve observed that most people call it “BAY-zel.” However, I was originally taught to pronounce it BAZ-el (short a sound), as in “Basil Rathbone,” and that’s how I’ll pronounce it to the end of my days.There’s quite the discussion of this in http://foodmuseum.typepad.com/food_museum_blog/2004/09/you_say_basil_a.html

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