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Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for March 04, 2019

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    Dtroutma Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Yep, the rules of English are about the weirdest out there. Does Petey ruffle his hair when chasing a hare?

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    GreasyOldTam  over 1 year ago

    Not sure about fur, but “hair” seems to be one of those topics that bring out the worst in Wikipedia authors. About a million lines, and extravagantly sourced.

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    Bilan  over 1 year ago

    Of course there’s a difference between hair and fur. One has three letters, the other has four.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Hair grows on my head. Fur grows on my back.

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    Superfrog  over 1 year ago

    I love the inconsistency of english. Make up your own rules and then have a little “hair of the dog”.

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    ajmsdca  over 1 year ago

    You can use human hair care stuff on horses, but not dogs

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    dadoctah  over 1 year ago

    What’s the difference between salsa and gazpacho, other than that you serve one with chips and the other with a spoon?

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    sirbadger  over 1 year ago

    I don’t remember Petey. Is the dog a new character?

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    kaffekup   over 1 year ago

    “Horses have three types of fur on their bodies: mane, tail and fur. The mane is just like human hair and the tail is, also, but thicker”

    Violin bows are strung with horsehair, not horse fur.

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    Enter.Name.Here  over 1 year ago
    You brush a dog’s “fur” and a horse’s “coat”.
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    feverjr  over 1 year ago

    Didn’t Danae call Lucy “Fuzz Butt” in the past? So couldn’t it be fuzz?

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    Yontrop  over 1 year ago

    It’s dog hair on the couch but fur when still attached to the dog.

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    John Leonard Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I believe that “fur” is a type of hair that grows to a certain length and then stops. So, our body “hair” is really body “fur”.

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    Cerabooge  over 1 year ago

    Is that hair or fur on that kiwi?

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    nos.nevets  over 1 year ago

    Get gruntled, girl.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Well, I have had a little ‘hair of the dog’ and swept up dog hair, but when I brush it I call him a furry friend. Horses are pretty much all about hair. I think the mane and tail sort of take them out of the fur category Odd that.

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    WCraft Premium Member over 1 year ago

    A daily battle. But to me, so worth it.

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    angerdog Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Some dogs have hair and some have fur. Dogs with double coats have fur and dogs with a single coat have hair. Huskies, Shepherds, Mountain Dogs etc have fur. Poodles, Maltese’s, Yorkshire Terriers etc have hair. Been a groomer for 39 yrs, big differences in coat types.

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    stopitchase  over 1 year ago

    It has to do with thickness of individual strands – thick filaments = hair, thin filaments = fur

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    saje49  over 1 year ago

    I thought hair was solid and fur was hollow.

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    pcolli  over 1 year ago

    Dogs have hair. Fluffy things have fur.

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    Ka`ōnōhi`ula`okahōkūmiomio`ehiku  over 1 year ago

    I saw that high five for confusion collaboration!

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member over 1 year ago

    An American and an Englishman were riding in an automobile when a bug went splat on the ….

    … “windshield”, said the American.

    “You meant windscreen, didn’t you?”

    “No, it’s a windshield. We should know. We Americans invented the automobile.”

    “Quite right, old chap, but who invented the language?”

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    randolph58  over 1 year ago

    The detroit Free? Press eliminated Non Sequitar from its daily issues. Free? Press, right!

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    bakana  over 1 year ago

    I thought Danae gave up on expecting anything to make Sense long ago.

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    eideard  over 1 year ago

    The Santa Fe NEW MEXICAN is one of the chickenshit newspapers who dropped Wiley – they carried the Sunday strip – and was 1 of only 3 reasons we ever get the paper. Decision was made by Editor Phill Casaus. 2 to go!

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