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Peanuts by Charles Schulz for January 02, 2019

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 2 months ago

    Which planet, Peppermint Patty, Venus?

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    knight1192a  about 2 months ago

    My high school put in a dress code in my senior year during the fourth quarter. Or was it the third? Didn’t matter, never had to worry about it because it was supposed to go into effect the following year. But they wanted all of us seniors to know about the dress code and other changes that the new principal passed that year. I mean the announcement was made sometime between January and May with them (it wasn’t the new principal, can’t remember who exactly it was though) finishing the announcement by saying “You senior’s don’t have to worry about this because you’ll have graduated by the time all of these changes go into affect”.

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    HeatherMcCrillis  about 2 months ago

    Our dress code included not being able to wear our school colors.

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    orinoco womble  about 2 months ago

    1974 was when our district changed the dress code to allow girls (and women teachers) to wear pants to school. Women were wearing pantsuits everywhere else, and with the energy crisis it was the teachers demanding the ability to wear pants at work. The janitor had always worn long underwear under his uniform anyway, and set the thermostats so he was comfortable. Little girls in dresses and kneesocks and lady teachers in pantyhose could freeze all day for all he cared.

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    The Cat and Ape Premium Member about 2 months ago

    They’ll just send mercenaries- I mean, missionaries… Oh, same thing, never mind…

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    Troglodyte  about 2 months ago

    Poor Patty always gets the shorts end of the stick!

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    Bill S  about 2 months ago

    Lucky for you Patty, that the Planetary Society is now taking applications for ‘colonists’ to live out the rest of their lives on Mars. Might be a short life, and you’ll still have to wear a uniform of sorts, but you’ll be off planet Earth, and away from that round headed kid.

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    therese_callahan2002  about 2 months ago

    My cousin once sent me a true story about a schoolboy who refused to adhere to his school’s dress code. His mom punished him by taking away his videogame and Internet privileges. He apologized, intending to get her to unpunish him, and when she didn’t, he threw a fit.

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    DanFlak  about 2 months ago

    “Piggy?” I guess this strip was close enough to the 60’s when the term “pig” was an derogatory term for a policeman.

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  about 2 months ago

    I remember this, cue “the world famous lawyer”

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    ChristineMurphy  about 2 months ago

    Try wading through waist-deep snow in a dress, that was the mid-50s. Wore snow pants underneath and then reported first thing to the furnace room where we would hang them up to dry and retrieve them before we went home. Not great in a place where the real them can get 30 to 40 F below. Twenty years later, I’m stationed in Iceland and the same thing, still wading through snow, just warmer, have to wear a skirt to work only this time not allowed to wear pants underneath.

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    coreym5  about 2 months ago

    I was half expecting Peppermint Patty to say “to a new comic strip” in the last panel. But that wasn’t really Schulz’ style for the most part.

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    nosirrom  about 2 months ago

    So boys will have to wear dresses?

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    jpayne4040  about 2 months ago

    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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    fivestring65  about 2 months ago

    Patty the young hippie.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 2 months ago

    Call Elon Musk. He has the passenger list.

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    Old Guy  about 2 months ago

    Don’t leave! We’re the only planet known to have chocolate!

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    mobile  about 2 months ago

    Same in most restaurants: the thermostat is set for the servers who are running back and forth. Diners shiver or leave their coats on!

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    I❤️Peanuts  about 2 months ago

    Why does Peppermint Party have to insult poor Pig-Pen?

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    Robert Nowall Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Fight it, Patty. Give it one for all of us who don’t want to wear a school uniform.

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    sevenfeet0  about 2 months ago

    If I remember correctly, this is the strip series where we find out Peppermint Patty’s real full name.

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    Iwa Iniki Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Take me with you please.

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    ajakimber425  about 2 months ago

    Actually, I had an old classmate from elementary who got away with wearing sandals to school.

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