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  1. 6 months ago on Tank McNamara

    Washington Office of Football Services. Go WOOFS!

  2. 8 months ago on Uncle Art's Funland

    I thought the fruit “Letter Fun” was a pretty good puzzle. Thanks, Uncle Art.

  3. 10 months ago on Pooch Cafe

    Looks like a Japanese woodblock print

  4. about 1 year ago on Richard's Poor Almanac

    Planet Richard catches up with Earth and our seasons align.

  5. over 1 year ago on Uncle Art's Funland

    “Hawk” works too.

  6. almost 2 years ago on Super-Fun-Pak Comix

    These comments remind me of a joke from my childhood, not often heard these days and with good reason. “What’s leather made from?” “Hide.” “What?” “Hide. Hide! A cow’s outside!” “Don’t be silly. I’m not afraid of cows!” Meanwhile, I’m off to visit that fine GoComics feature “Uncle Art’s Funland” to steal some ideas for the contest.

  7. almost 2 years ago on Richard's Poor Almanac

    There’s a scientific body that sets the “official” English names of birds, and officially it’s “Canada geese.”

  8. about 2 years ago on Richard's Poor Almanac

    A minion, a lick-spittle, an obsequious flunky

  9. over 2 years ago on Richard's Poor Almanac

    It’s how letters were arranged on the keyboards of old linotype machines. If the operator wanted to leave a placeholder, he would run a finger down the keyboard to produce this sequence. Sometimes the placeholder never got replaced and appeared in print by mistake. The sequence also reflects, roughly, how commonly the letters appear in English — that is, e is most common, t next, and so on.

  10. about 3 years ago on The Knight Life

    Lindens are close relatives of the basswood trees you find in the eastern US. Basswoods are occasionally planted as shade trees along city streets. When they bloom, the flowers are popular with bees, and some people call them bee trees.