For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for October 28, 2023

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    rasputin's horoscope  7 months ago

    That’s a cool geography lesson. But, like Liz’s previous sewing homework, it seems to rely heavily on the student having access to an excellent atlas (and a good sewing machine).

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    Foob  7 months ago


    I was unemployed there once.

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    Uncle Kenny  7 months ago

    I flew over it in 1965 on my way to Iceland where my plane refueled.

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    9thCapricorn  7 months ago

    I must have missed that part of geography/cartography where the word “relief” is covered….

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    nancyb creator 7 months ago

    We had to do that assignment. What a mess. I should have chosen Iceland, or another small country.

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    birdmaninfl  7 months ago

    Oh what a relief it is.

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    jr1234  7 months ago

    Today’s Saturday 10 28 23’s old rerun is back on track.

    Just off one day.

    is on Friday 10 28 94


    (yesterday’s rerun jumped 15 days, note to self)

    Which means we won’t miss the puppies story, I hope.

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    gammaguy  7 months ago

    To pick a nit… under all that ice, the actual land of Greenland is several smaller islands.

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    oakie817  7 months ago

    ba dum tss

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    PoochFan  7 months ago

    Her response is correct, even by her dad’s definition.

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    Gen.Flashman  7 months ago

    Looks like she is using some type of clay instead of paper-mache.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Hey, that’s great practice for a sand table.

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    Daltongang Premium Member 7 months ago

    Got to love it when Elizabeth beats dad to the dad joke.

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    Angry Indeed  7 months ago

    “Oh, what a relief it is”


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    French Persons Premium Member 7 months ago

    …. because it’s so hard.

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    Hope she doesn’t have to carry this on a school bus.

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    Black76Manta  7 months ago

    When that is finished it will be a relief, very true, the lady is smart!

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    Foob  7 months ago

    “Hafta”. What a stoopid word.

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    djtenltd  7 months ago

    Good point.

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    Spacetech  7 months ago

    It’s a Continent… Not an Island..

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    Doug K  7 months ago

    I’d like to see what her relief map of Greenland will be like. Without the glaciers covering most of it (especially its interior), it should look like it has a big depression or lake over most of the middle of it. [It looks kind of weird compared to how we usually see it on a map or globe.]

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  7 months ago

    Who got the “Just Room enough Island”

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    brick10  7 months ago

    That too.

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    nmbassani  7 months ago

    We had to do this in 8th grade. We got creative and the teacher got mad. LOL. It was a messy project and what I would now consider busywork for no real benefit.

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    win.45mag  7 months ago

    I thought that was called a topographical map

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    win.45mag  7 months ago

    And I don’t have those in my Rand McNally

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    mindjob  7 months ago

    I’d pick Hawaii big island. A lot of relief, plus the volcano

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    asrialfeeple  7 months ago

    I feel you, girl!

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    raybarb44  7 months ago

    Got that right……

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    eced52  7 months ago

    That what is called. High School in the 60’s.

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    Brian  Premium Member 7 months ago

    During the Korean war, my dad joined the Air Force. They sent him to Thule to protect Greenland from the commies.

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    Seed_drill  7 months ago

    I recall doing one of those of the Americas when I was about her age.

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    harebell  7 months ago

    My daughter had to make a Mercator projection of the world when she was in elementary school. It had to be out of some material other than pen and paper. Old-fashioned gingerbread (not the cake type) and blue icing did the trick; she rolled it out and spread it on our big cookie sheet. These days, modern geographers would prefer a view which shows the northern countries as their actual size.

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    EXCALABUR  7 months ago

    Some Words have too many definitions.

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    James Lindley Premium Member 7 months ago

    I did a relief map of Japan when I was a kid.

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