The Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom

The Born Loser

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  1. Prof's hubbie

    Prof's hubbie said, over 2 years ago

    I’ve researched the Oxford English and Chambers but ‘conniption’ isn’t an English word. For those that speak English, Google defines it as “a fit of hysterical excitement or anger”.

  2. Gator007

    Gator007 said, over 2 years ago

    Same here at my house.

  3. VTX1800F

    VTX1800F said, over 2 years ago

    it’s not the water (rain) it the soap.

  4. gooseylou

    gooseylou GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Prof's hubbie

    Thanks but I belive we already knew that.

  5. Senex

    Senex said, over 2 years ago

    “You’re all wet! Go take a bath!”

  6. fosdick

    fosdick said, over 2 years ago

    Prof. You poor ,poor, pitiful man. If that is all you have to do all day but read comics and get technical on them

  7. orkeyjoe

    orkeyjoe said, over 2 years ago

    @fosdick

    Soo true. We come here to escape classes!

  8. ChessPirate

    ChessPirate said, over 2 years ago

    “Wake up, Mr. Pirate, it’s time to take your sleeping pill!”

  9. oldman2015

    oldman2015 said, over 2 years ago

    which way did they go George? which way did they go?

  10. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 2 years ago

    @Prof's hubbie

    It’s not an English word. It’s an American word, found in my Oxford American Dictionary.

  11. Don Pippin

    Don Pippin said, over 2 years ago

    @Prof's hubbie

    World English Dictionary

    conniption (kəˈnɪpʃən) [Click for IPA pronunciation guide]

    — n
    slang ( US ), ( Canadian ) ( often plural ) a fit of rage or tantrums

    [C19: arbitrary pseudo-Latin coinage]

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
    2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
    Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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  12. rgcviper

    rgcviper said, over 2 years ago

    For some reason, I’ve always liked the word “conniption”.

  13. Roger Merritt

    Roger Merritt said, over 2 years ago

    @Prof's hubbie

    How odd. Fowler (Modern English Usage) doesn’t list it either. Merriam-Webster Online does, though, so I presume their dead tree version would as well.

  14. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 2 years ago

    My mother would have hoped I would get hit by lightning.

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