Month: May 2021

Posted in Flotsam

They got the memo

I have noticed that newspaper cartoonists often use variations on the same gag on any given day. For example, the other day, Dilbert and F…

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Posted in Ephemera

A Seattle thing

I always though the newspaper comic “The Berrys” was set in the midwest, but this is such a northwest thing. Usually rain off and on…

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Posted in The postcards

Thinking

My former employer tried a clever approach to the problem of people wasting time in the loo… They took out some of the lighting, leaving…

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Posted in Love and War files

Just trying to help!

So I told Teresa that she needs a new toothbrush- the bristles are all splayed out- a few minutes later, I noted that Daphne’s was…

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Posted in The postcards

Bedbugs Delight

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Posted in Flotsam

Why not a Doberman?

This guy’s lion… a good burglar deterrent? Perhaps. But wouldn’t she cost a fortune in gazelle meat, and kitty litter? And forget having nice furniture….

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Posted in The Advertising

Bill is afraid of a little rain!

The Daisy people used to advertise in Sad Sack comics, kids who read that dream of marching and peeling potatoes. Bill got a Model 26…

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Posted in The postcards

A little bit behind…

This is kind of a typical beach humor postcard from the forties and fifties. That dog though… What have they been feeding him? And how…

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Posted in Flotsam

No bull!

Chuck saved his money and got an old Chevy. Not to be outdone, Jimmy Carpenter got a Cattle-ac.

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Marilyn Monroe VS The Monroe Brothers

I recently acquired some Marilyn Monroe trading cards. They’re nice and all, she was a beautiful lady. Still… Can she build a chicken coop? Can…

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