Pooch Cafe by Paul Gilligan

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  1. templo SUD

    templo SUD said, over 1 year ago

    Did Paul use Wikipedia about the 1919 Boston molasses spill? I was in Boston on a family summer road trip in 1998 & I don’t recall smelling molasses. I also have a cousin in Boston; I’ll have to ask her & her husband on FaceBook if they have instances like such.

  2. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Several years ago, Smithsonian magazine ran an article about the Boston molasses spill. Funny, but it came up in conversation again recently during a discussion about storm surges on the east coast.

  3. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 1 year ago

    Why not soak the hairball in molasses?

  4. sottwell

    sottwell said, over 1 year ago

    One of my kids wrote about this in the third grade, and his paper was rejected by the idiot teacher because the assignment was to write about a real historical event.

  5. Bailey

    Bailey said, over 1 year ago

    @sottwell

    My third grade teacher screamed at me and poked fun to the class because I noticed that the continents looked like they fit together like puzzle pieces.

  6. StelBel

    StelBel GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Here’s the Wikipedia article and photo of the (click)1919 Boston Molasses Flood.

  7. T_Lexi

    T_Lexi said, over 1 year ago

    @Bailey

    Bummer… There’s nothing worse than an ignoramus.

  8. hank8291953

    hank8291953 said, over 1 year ago

    http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Tide-Great-Boston-Molasses/dp/0807050210

  9. Lucyfur

    Lucyfur said, over 1 year ago

    @sottwell

    The Boston Molasses Disaster, also known as the Great Molasses Flood and the Great Boston Molasses Tragedy, occurred on January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. A large molasses storage tank burst, and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph (56 km/h), killing 21 and injuring 150. The event has entered local folklore, and some residents claim that on hot summer days, the area still smells of molasses.1That teacher should lose his/her job—-

  10. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 1 year ago

    21 people died because of molasses? I wonder why I’ve never heard of this before.

  11. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 1 year ago

    So….nobody likes my sticky hairball idea. OK, I understand….I’ll just be happy covering the cats with molasses, instead.

  12. Bailey

    Bailey said, over 1 year ago

    @T_Lexi

    “Bummer… There’s nothing worse than an ignoramus”

    -
    … maybe one with a gun…? Still, not a happy day.
    .
    TFK

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