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  1. 4 days ago on Wallace the Brave

    Is the seagull timing the celebration on its wristwatch?

  2. 5 days ago on Candorville

    Just declare that the officer was standing his ground. That should give the reich-wingers something to ponder.

  3. 5 days ago on Ballard Street

    It’s the Flying Fickle Finger of Fate! (currently earthbound)

  4. 5 days ago on Wallace the Brave

    From Wiktionary:

    mook (plural mooks)

    (slang, US, chiefly Upper Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and New England) A disagreeable or incompetent person. (colloquial, gaming) An anonymous foe that appears in large numbers and is readily dispatched by the hero.

    Etymology 1[edit]Unknown. Perhaps a variant of moke (“donkey”) (British slang), first appearing in the US in the 1930s.

    Alternately, it could be a corruption of the Italian and Neapolitan word mammalucco (“mamluk”). (one common translation -“fool”)

  5. 6 days ago on Wallace the Brave

    The foresight, not so much.

  6. 6 days ago on Non Sequitur

    Well, this has been fun….

  7. 8 days ago on Wallace the Brave

    OK, I’ll be Mr. Pedantic today…for degrees of separation calculations, you are zero degrees of separation from yourself. Each additional connection (such as your father) counts as one degree of separation, so you need to add one more degree to each of your calculations. See the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon entry in Wikipedia.

    So ends today’s lesson.

  8. 9 days ago on The Argyle Sweater

    They’ve seen the light!

  9. 9 days ago on Non Sequitur

    I took it to mean that this was the type of story that Eddie tells on Tuesdays there. The stories probably get more “interesting” as the week progresses.

  10. 9 days ago on Non Sequitur

    Provincetown is on the far end of Cape Cod, which is in Massachusetts. You can drive from there to most places on the Maine coast in less than a day. And this guy’s story ran on most New England TV stations, as well as the national broadcasts, if I remember correctly.