Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for August 16, 2022

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    too-zonked  4 months ago

    The Brits’ scorn for us ’merkins is a façade an act. They love us to the moon and back. Everyone knows this. And who can blame them?

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 4 months ago

    QUEEN Lizzy, if you don’t mind.

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    SHIVA  4 months ago

    Well, his words will surely bring down the house!!!

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    Susan00100  4 months ago

    Makes me glad that America is not a monarchy—no matter what “King” Trump tries to do about that!!

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    Odon Premium Member 4 months ago

    And here in the States we have a pretender who named/titled a son Baron.

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    toondel5 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Long live King Ralph!

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    rmercer Premium Member 4 months ago

    I’m quite sure there are other words for it….

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    SavannahJim Premium Member 4 months ago

    WAZZZUUUP! lol

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    For a Just and Peaceful World  4 months ago

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is a vast improvement over Lord Zonker.

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    mourdac Premium Member 4 months ago

    I was waiting for the ‘King Zonker’ movie but it was never made.

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    forusingyt  4 months ago

    I’m no expert – and I read the media with a grain of salt – but it’s my impression that ’merikins as a culture are not particularly loved, admired, or respected around the world. And considering how we behave as a culture – no big surprise…

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    Will_Scarlet  4 months ago

    “Yo yo wassup Wales? House of Windsor keepin’ it real!” – Robin Williams, to Chuck and Cam.

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    txmystic  4 months ago

    You may not want to get too chummy with Andy, Zonk…

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    Dragoncat  4 months ago

    And with Lord Zonker’s assistance, Great Britain will be great…er.

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    epaphus8  4 months ago

    Yep, Zonker nailed the intro. And he hasn’t been beheaded yet—so it’s “so far, so good.”

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    gantech  4 months ago

    Bloody yanks…

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    gantech  4 months ago

    My dad was stationed in Australia for a time during the war. Naturally, the Aussies called everyone in his unit ‘yanks’, but they couldn’t understand why some of the ’mericans got upset about this.

    A few of them used phrases like ’y’all’…maybe that had something to do with it…?

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    mistercatworks  4 months ago

    It cracks me up to hear “American” played by someone on the BBC. The only one who ever really got it right was Hugh Laurie. Many people who saw him on “House” had no idea he was from the UK. Of course, Laurie had been a brilliant imitator since the days of “A Bit of Fry and Laurie” with Stephen Fry. His musical impersonations of various singing styles, including American folk and blues, were always dead on accurate.

    In the UK, naturally, the quickest laugh is to hear an American trying to be “British”.

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    ChessPirate  4 months ago

    [SNIFF!] “He’s from… the Colonies.”

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Winston Churchill was only half American and he never lived it down, though he spent a lot of time at Downing St.

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    jmclaughlinvt  4 months ago

    Anyone else anxious to see how Andy is portrayed?

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    schaefer jim  4 months ago

    Carry on Zonker!

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    In addition to this,Zonker has invented a suit fabric that doesn’t stain or wear out.

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    Been to London 3 times in my life,.I saw the sun for a grand total of a day and a half out of 3 weeks

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    Realimaginary1 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Zonker meets Higgins.

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    Brent Rosenthal Premium Member 4 months ago

    That’s Andy the Sexual Predator to you!

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    eddi_tbh  4 months ago

    We are so special, we’re practically a different species.

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    finnygirl Premium Member 4 months ago

    “No other word for it…American”. That just made me ROFL – and I’m a U.S. Citizen (American!) Of course, regardless of citizenship, Zonker is in a category all his own…

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