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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for January 12, 2019

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    Baarorso  about 1 month ago

    Again with the backhanded comments, Mr. Patterson! Can’t you show your wife some sympathy???

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 1 month ago

    watch it, John, or you’ll catch El’s illness and you’ll also get laryngitis

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    Enter.Name.Here  about 1 month ago

    He’s lucky that mug she’s holding is full, else the back of his head would be feeling it hard.

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    Mr. Peterson  about 1 month ago

    If we had a FBoFW drinking game, the witty insult made while walking away with hands in pockets would be an “everybody drink 2 shots” event.

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    AlondraRachellaLabute  about 1 month ago

    Just can’t resist can he? Always has to get in that parting shot. I hope you know while she’s sick you’re doing everything for her, don’t you John? So get cooking, those kids will be hungry!

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    asrialfeeple  about 1 month ago

    Just like a scorpion, the sting is in the tail.

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    ktfahel  about 1 month ago

    One thing I love about modern day; when I do get laryngitis, I can use my computer to talk to my family. (It also came in handy when we wanted to talk about birthday or Christmas gifts if the girls were nearby; just text on Skype while sitting right next to each other! LOL)

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    IndyMan  about 1 month ago

    Too bad there isn’t a nice heavy book handy when you need one ! ! !

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    heathcliff2  about 1 month ago

    Don’t forget Odie had a lot of fun for a few days.

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    azzir  about 1 month ago

    And that’s when the fight started…

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    well-i-never  about 1 month ago

    It’s a joke!

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    forsyth  about 1 month ago

    I think Elly should pretend to be sick after she’s better and see how the family gets along on their own.

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    jpayne4040  about 1 month ago

    John with another zinger! It was funny, but he sure likes living dangerously!

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member about 1 month ago

    You will pay for that crack, bub. :D

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    sheilag  about 1 month ago

    You needed to leave the last comment as a “thought balloon”… ;-)

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    jless  about 1 month ago

    Lynn’s Notes:

    My husband said this, and it was a good thing. I was too miserable to write and I needed some good material!

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    Linguist  about 1 month ago

    I’m sorry, but I think it’s funny and I’ve said something similar to my wife – lovingly and in jest of course – and she knew I was teasing.

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    car2ner  about 1 month ago

    wow, in Stone Soup Classics someone is might get a nice hot cocktail to recover from their flu

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    ajakimber425  about 1 month ago

    Actually, that’s no fun having no voice. I get that every time my sinuses go haywire.

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    Snolep  about 1 month ago

    In my family we all tease each other with zingers, the cleverer the better, and everyone finds them fun. The extended family, not so much.

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    Jason McDonald  about 1 month ago

    Careful there, John. Laryngitis doesn’t affect the throwing arm.

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    Night-Gaunt49  about 1 month ago

    This is called cruel humor. We are supposed to laugh.

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    celtickat53  about 1 month ago

    John, stop with the snarky remarks. And remember your attitude the next time YOU are ill.

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    gregC6  about 1 month ago

    I think that the author had a husband like that

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    _Violet_Young_  about 1 month ago

    APRIL’S COMING!! THIS COMIC WAS ORIGINALLY MADE IN JANUARY OF 1990! A FEW MORE MONTHS THE NEWS OF APRIL WILL BE MADE!

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    scoutmaster77  about 1 month ago

    Trying to be funny… :-)

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    Dragoncat Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Careful, John… You know what they say about the silent ones…

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