Skippy by Percy Crosby

Skippy

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  1. davidf42

    davidf42 said, 10 months ago

    Huh?

  2. davidf42

    davidf42 said, 10 months ago

    Let’s see. There’s this singing group called the “Ferryboat Trio.” One of the members of the group is a certain Mr. Tootlebaum. He used to board at the Gohagen’s house when he was in town. But the Gohagens bought a sheet and an egg. Then Mr. Tootlebaum quit coming to visit the Gohagens. Perhaps someone can explain to me the humor in this.

  3. jadoo823

    jadoo823 said, 10 months ago

    ..i think he’s complaining that the did it up right at his house for Mr Tootlebaum to stay over, but then he never did…

  4. Dogday88

    Dogday88 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @jadoo823

    Yes, I agree. to davidf, the humor would come in Somerset thinking of the attraction of the accommodations. When groceries were paid for in pennies, a sheet and an egg would be a big deal. Perhaps not as elegant as Mr. Tootlebaum of the Ferryboat Trio is accustomed to, however.

  5. ladymadcat

    ladymadcat said, 10 months ago

    C’mon! You go to the expense of buying a sheet for the guy to sleep on and an egg for his breakfast, and then he doesn’t stay! What’s not to get?

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