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Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for May 10, 2018

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    Nicole  Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I’m *only 40 years old and I too find myself having to explain “old” sayings to those in their early 30’s and younger.

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    janis nerowski  over 2 years ago

    I swear this one was a recycle from a few years ago. Probably thought no one would notice.

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    Alondra  over 2 years ago

    Just call it a carry out container. And hope Ludwig doesn’t decide he wants it.

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    dwane.scoty1  over 2 years ago

    The last time I asked for a Bowser Bag, they sent out their ol’ Granny Cook!

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    jarvisloop Premium Member over 2 years ago

    This is one of my favorites from 2015. Jimmy hasn’t mentioned anything in his blog about being on vacation, so I have to wonder why he’s running repeats this week.

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    mjb515  over 2 years ago

    “As I don’t have a dog…”

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    Tyge Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Now appears the androgynous waitperson. All I ask is service from them. If I want information I will ask for it.

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    DJJG  over 2 years ago

    And they’ve changed the colors from January 29, 2015—-the background was white then, and Arlo’s suit was blue!

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    Auntie Socialist  over 2 years ago

    Seriously, you’re worried that an animal that eats its own feces is going to eat leftovers?

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    Max Starman Jones  over 2 years ago

    In the last fifteen years, some time in the night while I was sleeping, someone switched planets on me.

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    Fontessa  over 2 years ago

    Try explaining " … the writing on the wall."

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    Pohka  over 2 years ago

    The term doggie bag came because restaurants couldn’t give partially consumed food to people to take home due to liability (as I recall). To get around the liability issue a smart person asked if they could take it home to their dog; what happens to the food once it leaves the restaurant when it’s identified for “non-human” consumption is that persons liability.

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    Saddenedby Premium Member over 2 years ago

    random strips – if we go from yesterday’s strip to today’s strip -—- shouldn’t they have been the other way around? just saying :)

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    YatInExile Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Do people still say"doggy bag"? These days, it’s “can I get a box?”

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    ARLOS DAD  over 2 years ago

    We get a Kitty bag…

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Hmm. I am surprised about this. I tend to think that any waitperson of any age would know the term “doggy bag”. I may have to try this out sometime…. but the problem is…. I never have any leftovers, so I do not get the opportunity! :)

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    Hippogriff  over 2 years ago

    While “box” is customary now, there were cutsey terms during the transition: “dragon bag” for Chinese, “Chihuahua bag” for Mexican, “mermaid bag” for seafood, etc.

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    locake  over 2 years ago

    Every restaurant meal I order is large enough for 3 servings, at least. I always get a container for the leftovers and I have lunch for a few days.

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    Bald Eagle  over 2 years ago

    Say “Bye-Bye” to the tip.

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    ScullyUFO  over 2 years ago

    All is good if when you’re finished you don’t have to ask for a “body bag”

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    1004mike  over 2 years ago

    Here we go with PC again. For what it costs to eat out no one should have to defend to take home the remains of a meal they paid for.

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    gcarlson  over 2 years ago

    I remember a bag saying “Love that puppy!”

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    Teto85 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    “Take away box”

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