I took it as that was the joke—P.P. thinks the phrase is “vulgar” when it isn’t.
I think he’s just a random local kid.
I think it goes back further than that—maybe right after WWII? But every time the boys in Peanuts travel somewhere, including going to camp, they wear a sailor hat. I believe the caps should be colored white too, not brown.
Montgomery (AL) has the Biscuits. They call their stadium “The Oven.”
For some reason the colors in today’s strip really seem to pop.
Your point is well taken, but in the case of Marcie she, Peppermint Patty, and Franklin go to a different school than the rest of the kids because they live on the other side of town. So Charlie Brown might not know as much about her as some of his other friends.
Frieda’s appearances in the strip got pretty rare at this point, like a once or twice a year. By the mid-80s she disappeared completely.
There’s a run rule in college baseball, but it varies by conference. If a team is up by 10 runs or more after the 7th, the game is called.
Gramma Nutmeg looks very anxious about them.
I love that the rain literally knocked off the lines Lucy drew.