Pickles by Brian Crane

Pickles

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  1. Linguist

    Linguist said, about 1 year ago

    Out of the mouths of modern babes…

  2. Llewellenbruce

    Llewellenbruce said, about 1 year ago

    Bet his memoirs won’t make the New York Times
    “Best Seller” list.

  3. beviek

    beviek GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    It will be a treasure. My mom is writing hers. We’ll have them bound for the grandkids. They have no idea how different the world she grew up in is from the one they know.

  4. The Nihilist

    The Nihilist said, about 1 year ago

    About right, sadly… We don not want to be informed, we want to be entertained

  5. templo SUD

    templo SUD said, about 1 year ago

    Oh, you’ll never know, Nelson. For sure your future children and grandchildren will like their great- and great-great-grandfather’s memoirs.

  6. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, about 1 year ago

    @Amar7605

    and the forerunner of the keyboard you are still using.

  7. Citizen GROG!

    Citizen GROG! GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    It won’t get any likes, because it won’t be in In-Your-Facebook.

  8. mkdonly1

    mkdonly1 said, about 1 year ago

    Mourn the day……….

  9. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @beviek

    “……They have no idea how different the world she grew up in is from the one they know.”
    .
    *******************************************
    You are so right — I am a great grandmother, and I recently found some short storys that my grandfather wrote
    on an ancient typewriter he had. It was
    fascinating!

  10. whmIII

    whmIII said, about 1 year ago

    @goweeder

    Must be very nice….

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    His wife and family would keep it as an heirloom.

  12. Vegas Viper

    Vegas Viper said, about 1 year ago

    I’d like to read Hugh Hefners…

  13. Five boys

    Five boys said, about 1 year ago

    @linguist. Modern babes is right. I told my eight year old grandson when I was young I had no I-pad, no I-phone and lived in a house that had two bedrooms and I bathroom. He said “that is so sad”

  14. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 1 year ago

    My grandmother wrote of building the first library in Wasilla in 1938. Way before Sarah Palin was born.
    .
    Casual faceoffs with bears and lack of roads were not uncommon.
    .
    It gets more interesting with time as her world gets further and further away from ours.

  15. Linguist

    Linguist said, about 1 year ago

    My grandmother had a very unique way of speaking, that was reflective of her Northern Irish hometown. While my mother also used many of the the same aphorisms, they were not delivered with the same nuance.
    At the behest of an editor friend of mine, my mother self-published a small book of these witty and/or pointed sayings – we then gave them to the members of our family as a gift for posterity.
    Not only was it well received, but now, almost 40 years later, is still being requested and reprinted for younger and younger generations, interested in the family history, or in learning how the "ole timers " spoke. This is especially true of my cousins still living in Ireland !

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