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Rabbits Against Magic by Jonathan Lemon for November 18, 2018

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    ƹʅɗʘ "rhymes-with Pʘtatʘƹ" ɗ'ʘraɗʘ  about 1 year ago

    ! Hokey Smoke!! That lonely Spot to the right must be the sufferin’ Succotash.

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    HarryLime Premium Member about 1 year ago

    We have met the enemy and he is us! (All the more true in this day and age)

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    Gale Premium Member about 1 year ago

    What, no Wimpy?

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    P51Strega  about 1 year ago

    I see two characters from Popeye (Goon & Jeep), one from Peanuts (security blanket), Barney Google (Balls of Fire, etc), Alley Oop, Sad Sack, and The Yellow Kid (yellow journalism).

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    Thomas R. Williams  about 1 year ago

    Where there’s foo there’s fire…

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    peabodyboy  about 1 year ago

    “You can’t tie down a banjo man.”—Timmy Fretwork, in Richard Thompson’s “Cul de Sac”

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    Super Fly  about 1 year ago

    Notary sojac?

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    Happy Tinkerbelle Premium Member about 1 year ago

    This is a great strip! I did not know all these phrases came from comics! I actually learn something new each day at Go Comics. Helps me store up the smart.

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    hawkeyec Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Nice. Some good additions from the comments, too. My grandfather’s name actually came from the comics. His given name was Oliver but nearly a hundred years ago there was a comic called Ted and Dot and his friends started calling him Ted and it stuck the rest of his life (he died over a hundred.)

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    Goat  about 1 year ago

    What about “weaboo”?

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    RonnieAThompson Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I remember most of these.

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    Night-Gaunt49  12 months ago

    I know all those words, didn’t know they were either originated or were popularized with cartoon strips beyond “jeep”, “yellow journalism” and “alley oop”.

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    John360  12 months ago

    I do recognize most of the characters here but who’s the prolific fella on the horse?

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    Max Starman Jones  12 months ago

    Didn’t start in comics, but has been prolonged by them: “Good Grief,” and “blockhead.”

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    pauljmsn  12 months ago

    It’s a shame that “banana oil” seems to have fallen by the wayside.

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    ccwsparks  12 months ago

    Dueling Yellow Kids!

    “In 1896 Outcault was hired away at a much higher salary to William Randolph Hearst’s New York Journal American where he drew the Yellow Kid in a new full-page color strip which was significantly violent and even vulgar compared to his first panels for Truth magazine. Because Outcault failed in his attempt to copyright the Yellow Kid, Pulitzer was able to hire George Luks to continue drawing the original (and now less popular) version of the strip for the World and hence the Yellow Kid appeared simultaneously in two competing papers for about a year.”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Yellow_Kid

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    g.iangoodson  12 months ago

    Goon was a POW’s term for a German guard. It later became famous from "The Goon Show " on BBC radio. Nothing to do with comic strips. http://www.thegoonshow.net/

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