Frazz by Jef Mallett for February 04, 2019


Hide All Comments
  1. Onion news1186.article
    Randy B Premium Member 3 months ago

    I don’t think that Dickens used any animal names (or nicknames) in his writings except for those animals found in England.

     •  Reply
    Kyle of Lochalsh  2 months ago

    Don’t Hedge(Hog) your bets!!.

     •  Reply
  3. Missing large
    asrialfeeple  2 months ago

    I thought she knew to add “about this subject” because Caulfield.

     •  Reply
  4. Image
    Olddog1  2 months ago

    There aren’t any groundhogs in Britain.

     •  Reply
  5. Missing large
    nos.nevets  2 months ago

    How much ground

    Would a groundhog hog

    If a goundhog

    Could hog ground?

     •  Reply
  6. Boston
    MS72  2 months ago

    cartoonists hate Saturday holidays

     •  Reply
  7. Missing large
    JudyAz  2 months ago

    What the Dickens is he talking about?


     •  Reply
  8. Gocomic avatar
    sanderling75  2 months ago

    One of the few Caulfield challenge questions where he does not seem to ask from pre-knowledge.

     •  Reply
  9. Missing large
    Bill The Nuke  2 months ago

    I’m sure she calls him a little dickens.

     •  Reply
  10. Missing large
    khjalmarj  2 months ago

    Isn’t “whistlepig” two words, “whistle pig”? Not that that reduces its charm… (speaking as someone who was born on Feb. 2, so I should know, right?)

     •  Reply
  11. Bhatlegh
    Scott Sallstrom  2 months ago

    When I lived in Oklahoma “Whistle Pig” referred to prairie dogs.

     •  Reply
  12. Foghorn
    Erichalfbee  2 months ago

    Dickens would have used it if he had heard it, Dr Whistlepig could easily have been a character of some humour.

     •  Reply
  13. Pa220005
    Fido (aka Felix Rex) Premium Member 2 months ago

    I could see a Dickens character named Jonas Whistlepig as the owner of a rather seedy butcher shop.

     •  Reply
  14. Bari sax
    Boise Ed Premium Member 2 months ago

    Google has absolutely nothing but a brand of rye whiskey when I look for “whistlepig,” for at least the first four pages of hits. And yet googling “whistle pig animal” does indeed come up with a groundhog. I wonder how much that distillery pays Google for that.

     •  Reply
  15. Wolfie
    todyoung Premium Member 2 months ago

    Groundhog=ground squirrel=woodchuck=marmot (Marmota monax)

     •  Reply
  16. Wolfie
    todyoung Premium Member 2 months ago

    There were a couple of women watching some marmots when I happened by, and one of them asked how to whistle them. They’d heard that these furry ground-dwellers were called “whistle pigs,” so …how does one “whistle” them. I gently explained..

     •  Reply
  17. Tumblr mbbz3vrusj1qdlmheo1 250
    Night-Gaunt49  2 months ago

    Frazz15 hrs ·

    I realize it’s not a binary choice. But if it were, I’d rather have all the questions than have all the answers. And I’d rather be named “Jef” than “Whistlepig.” Though I’d be just fine with “The Dude.” And don’t tell me “The Dude” is not the very essence of a modern Dickensian name (though I’ll need a degree or two in comparative literature to know just how Dickensian a story The Big Lebowski is).

     •  Reply
  18. Missing large
    childe_of_pan  2 months ago

    Am I alone in thinking ‘The Big Lebowski’ was only mildly entertaining? (And that the real star, if there was one, was John Goodman?)

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From Frazz