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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for May 23, 2020

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    fretlessman71  5 months ago

    Yep – John’s fault.

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    Black76Manta  5 months ago

    Gossip, they do as much damage as the strongest of weapons!

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  5 months ago

    gee, ladies, you think?

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    TexTech  5 months ago

    A little late to be worrying about what gossiping can do, don’t ya think?

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    stillfickled Premium Member 5 months ago

    Ladies (?) IT IS none of your business.

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    random boredom  5 months ago

    Being unaware of their own actions. That’s the worst.

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    KelleySweat  5 months ago

    I give it five minutes, tops, before they decide to tell Sue…

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    capricorn9th  5 months ago

    Ah. Now I see how the whole gossip started. These women are Jean’s friends. She lunches with them and were the first ones told and became a wildfire from there. Ladies? If you know Elly knows about the apartment, then she knows something you don’t, don’t you think?

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    LeeCox  5 months ago

    It’s at this point that the rather painful gossip side-arc ends, thankfully. We’re meant to assume by Jean’s last comment that John set her straight about Fiona and that she in turn set the group straight. We never see any of them get their come-uppance for spreading the rumor in the first place, which I find highly disappointing!

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member 5 months ago

    You would think they would be smart enough to see there is nothing to it as John is making no effort to HIDE IT!!!

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    zerotvus  5 months ago

    devil’s radio……

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    Walrus Gumbo Premium Member 5 months ago

    I don’t gossip, but let me tell you who does!!!

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    rmercer Premium Member 5 months ago

    Truth?! What does that have to do with anything?

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    The Pro from Dover  5 months ago

    Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a little

    Cheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little more

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    djtenltd  5 months ago

    At least SOMEBODY has a little sense!

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    Jelliqal  5 months ago

    Guys gossip just as bad -except they call it sharing information.

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    Frannie L  Premium Member 5 months ago

    Where is ’howtheduck’s’ explanation of today’s strip?

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    Linguist  5 months ago

    They remind me of the ladies in The Music Man in the song “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little)”.

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    lbhorton  5 months ago

    Have been single since 1994 and the topic of much gossip over the years. Learned to accept it as amusement. After all they couldn’t have a better topic.

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    Pickled  5 months ago

    typical women.

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    BHALL77801  5 months ago

    The pink ‘lady’ looks a little like Fiona…

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    bigal666  5 months ago

    “Pick a little, talk a little, pick pick pick, talk a lot pick a little more”. “The Music Man”.

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    Cincoflex  5 months ago

    So, who ARE all these people all up in John and Ellie’s business?

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    RobertaPyle  5 months ago

    Those who blindly jump to conclusions may land in muddy pit….

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    Jan C  5 months ago

    That’s three references to “The Music Man” so far…

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    shamest Premium Member 5 months ago

    Too late now

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    gigagrouch  5 months ago

    Pick a little, talk a little, pick pick pick- talk a lot, pick a little more…

    pick pick pick pick pick pick pick pick.

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    litchick32  5 months ago

    My family loves to gossip. As I got older, I stopped telling them a lot of what was going on in my life. So whenever they find out anything about me it always changes from what’s the truth. Then they wonder why I tell them to mind their own business

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    tinstar  5 months ago

    I do believe their conversation belongs in the category known as “too late.”

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    JD'Huntsville'AL  5 months ago

    “It’s not gossip if we call it news” – It’s A Southern Thing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRrjpWeyYGI

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    Lightpainter  5 months ago

    When are they going to inform the mayor and City Council?

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    fix-n-fly  5 months ago

    Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a littleCheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little more – the Music Man

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