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Bloom County 2019 by Berkeley Breathed for May 14, 2018

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Well I can’t see why a minor little misspelling should be any cause for concern.

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    Strod  over 3 years ago

    When Berkeley Breathed posted the above Sunday strip on Facebook a week ago, he included the following text:

    Happy Vintage Monday! On March 11, 1984, I opened the paper to read a wholly re-edited version of the strip I had submitted to the Washington Post syndicate some weeks before. Enclosed is the unfiddled version. —bb

    The edited version is here: https://www.gocomics.com/bloomcounty/1984/3/11

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    Chris Colvard  over 3 years ago

    According to the dictionary, a twat is “A contemptible and stupid person, idiot.”

    But, with that being the second definition….

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    awgiedawgie Premium Member over 3 years ago

    “So, Senator, if we misspelled your name everywhere, how’d you know the story was about you?”

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Cheaper than the Shepherd Express?

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    Flash5005  over 3 years ago

    Pretty sure the original said his name was spelled “Potatohead”, not “Squat Twat”.

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    Robert C. Premium Member over 3 years ago

    ? Last panel; Desks are ‘flipped around’, mirror-image position of the previous panels…?

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    The Moose Group  over 3 years ago

    I’m more surprised that Breathed actually thought a paper in 1984 would have printed “squat twat.”

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    Sisyphos  over 3 years ago

    More Bloom County Media lies! The Beacon is not the world’s cheapest newspaper. When I was in college in D.C. the News was delivered free, apparently in a desperate attempt to raise their sinking “circulation” numbers!

    I don’t know whether Jebsen is a squat twat or not….

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    Paige Shaw  over 3 years ago

    So we are winding up the offensensitivity reboot with that time Berkeley was annoyed because he used an offensive word to describe women’s anatomy as an insult about a man and got censored (probably because of the offensive nature of the word and not because of the way it was deployed)? I get the joke, I just think it’s pretty tone deaf to make that the hill where he makes his stand.

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    lee85736  over 3 years ago

    Maybe he had a bet going about how many newspapers would edit it.

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