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Bloom County 2019 by Berkeley Breathed for May 31, 2019

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    astutepanther Premium Member over 2 years ago

    https://www.gocomics.com/bloomcounty/1988/08/28

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    Bilan  over 2 years ago

    I don’t think the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Pencils would have a problem with it.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I love that BB satirizes this attitude in his strip. Lighten up, folks – these are the comics.

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    realexander  over 2 years ago

    The notion of “people of color” is making the assumption that Caucasians are, like, the prototypical human being, and that everyone else is lumped together into a special category.

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    tnt219  over 2 years ago

    Am I the only one offended by the lack of the word “please”? (sarc)

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  over 2 years ago

    I find it funny how offended the folks who scoff at political correctness get.

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    bobblumenfeld  over 2 years ago

    There was actually a story in the news yesterday about a woman who put up signs at the ends of her street warning drivers about “Autistic Child in Area” because her son tended to run out of the house. They were taped over by someone who objected to the phrasing to read: “Child with Autism in Area”.

    Apparently there’s a real dispute about which should come first in such a sentence, the affliction or the afflicted.

    Google “Autistic child warning” to see it.

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    jack666 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I find that charges of “political correctness” are generally made by those who have adopted an otherwise indefensible position.

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    Rick Smith Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Funny. I’ve always called them color pencils.

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    banjinshiju  over 2 years ago

    I have heard of the art medium called pencil colors.

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    Sisyphos  over 2 years ago

    Not safe to speak these days without very careful advance self-editing….

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    morgankhat  over 2 years ago

    Reminds me of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.”

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    Omniman  over 2 years ago

    People are amazing; they can take “trying not to offend people”, and carry it to such extremes that it becomes a way to attack people.

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    3cranes  over 2 years ago

    Just call them map colors and skip the hoopla!

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    PurpleOpus  over 2 years ago

    And that right there, folks, is the level of thin-skinned, self-righteous, anal retentive ‘political correctness’ that is prevalent in today’s society.

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    lazerbranz  over 2 years ago

    our one strip this month

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    ventgord  over 2 years ago

    This strip is now 1 week old. Why can’t we get a fresh one daily?

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    The Moose Group  over 2 years ago

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    ag agent  over 2 years ago

    Current comics on his Facebook page

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    kathybear  over 2 years ago

    This strip updates on Berkeley’ Facebook page. Just FYI.

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    The Moose Group  over 2 years ago

    A: I don’t have a facebook page (and never will). B: If he’s too lazy to update his strip here, I’m not going to bother searching for it.

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    austin.swinburn  over 2 years ago

    Or – and hear me out here – just say “pencils”

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    JymDyer  4 months ago

    This is a retread of a joke done before in the strip, many years ago.

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