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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  almost 5 years ago

    I have an aunt who’s a mother of ten, but not a grandmother of 700 (don’t know how many grandkids exactly she and her husband have) nor is close to 100 years of age.

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    lolmaster  almost 5 years ago

    “then”? Really?

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    simpsonfan2  almost 5 years ago

    10 children, sure. 700 grandchildren? So each of her kids had an average of 70 children? She must have had ten sons, who were busy with multiple wives.

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    htownkev gc insider almost 5 years ago

    Why do we die on our birthday?

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    quinones.felix  almost 5 years ago

    I agree. My in-laws had 12. Ten reached adulthood and had kids of their own. She is 84 years old and has 37 grandchildren and presently 40 great-grandchildren and counting.

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    linsonl  almost 5 years ago

    I went to a lot of trouble to learn to speak English correctly. I don’t know why, nobody else seems to.

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    AshburnStadium  almost 5 years ago

    I, too, noticed the improper usage of “then” rather than “than.”Belize was once known as British Honduras, and it is the only English-speaking nation in Central America.

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    i_am_the_jam  almost 5 years ago

    Well, my birthday was yesterday, but I’m still here. HA!!

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    Mneedle  almost 5 years ago

    When will you get tired of calling people Nazis, simply because you don’t agree with them.

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    lummysdad  almost 5 years ago

    “Then” or “than” wouldn’t matter with any other comic strip; but one that deals with facts….? What else don’t they check?

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    jackdohany  almost 5 years ago

    Each of Justina’s 10 kids would have had to produce 70 kids for this to be true. So it doesn’t appear that this comic strip deals with facts.

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    Echo Sam  almost 5 years ago

    Birthday counts the first one. So, all those who died at birth or were stillborn are counted as dying on their birthday.

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    dtegtmeier51  almost 5 years ago

    Take your name-calling elsewhere!

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    LV1951  almost 5 years ago

    OK “Children!” No one is perfect!

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    arroyogrande gc insider almost 5 years ago

    “Than” any other day of the year. Interesting… but if we are to believe you, spell it correctly.

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    StrangerCoug  almost 5 years ago

    Thank you for teaching me to be paranoid of people driving home from late-night Christmas parties. (I turn 23 on the 26th.)

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    goweeder  almost 5 years ago

    I’m beginning to see why we are so terrifying overpopulated. Too bad people (all over the world) can’t grasp the concept of exponential replication.

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    Buggerlugs  almost 5 years ago

    You have a 100% chance of being born on your birthday.

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    Thehag  almost 5 years ago

    Ha ha ha so true! It’s the little things that finally finish us off.

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    comicnut4636  almost 5 years ago

    You need some anger management as quickly as possible, before you burst an artery.

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    momsaid  almost 5 years ago

    People die TWICE?? I hate it when that happens!

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    Stephen Gilberg  almost 5 years ago

    I guess birthday excitement leads to more heart attacks. Or more self-destructive depression.Guinness reports a man who had more children than this woman has grandchildren. A leader, natch.

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    sartchy  almost 5 years ago

    By “700 grandchildren”, they mean “descendants beyond children” (great-, great-great). http://edition.channel5belize.com/archives/61205

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    Marvin3  almost 5 years ago

    We have an expression for the granny with 700 grandchildren here in Japan. We call it a “bubber meiser”.

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    cwbjunior gc insider almost 5 years ago

    than

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    ziggman14304  almost 5 years ago

    I would simply call her lucky to have lived so long. And hope she doesn’t die on her birthday.

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    edumaz  almost 5 years ago

    @N7326 Foxtrot: If you had learned it really well, your sentence would have read: “…nobody else seems to have”;instead of ending in a preposition.

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    Atma  almost 5 years ago

    Orthographically challenged, too?

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    alan.gurka  almost 5 years ago

    As for the “dying on your birthday,” phenomenon, I’d have to disagree. I’ve looked at obits and headstones and rarely see the same month and date for their birth and death. It’s just another day out of 365 or 366 other days in our calendar.

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    huntdawumpus gc insider almost 5 years ago

    700 Grand children? I think they must be generically grouping any descendants further down from “children” to get to 700, otherwise each one of her children had 70 kids. Impressive, regardless, if they’re implying that they’re all still alive.

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    joyshanti2  almost 5 years ago

    That means each of her children had 70 children!!!!

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    billtomlinson442  almost 5 years ago

    There is an easy way to remember it, I think. “then” goes with “if”, believe it or not

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    hab0617  almost 5 years ago

    You spelled psychopath wrong. You’re welcome. P.S. I prefer to think of myself as a Fascist, or possibly a Decembrist.

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