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Saturday Comic

Here’s our comic for today. It appeared on June 14, 1987, in the strip Barney Google and Snuffy Smith.

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith, June 14, 1987

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith, June 14, 1987

Considering that Snuffy Smith and his family are hillbillies in North Carolina (“Hootin’ Holler”), I’m surprised that they very rarely go barefooted. Yet, occasionally, they do, as this strip shows.

 

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No One Said It Would Be Pretty

There’s a story (from about a year and a half ago) that’s making the rounds: Going shoeless at work could make you less stressed and more productive. It’s a nice story, if a bit short.

But I have a reputation as a curmudgeon to uphold.

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Yahoos and Legos

On Monday I wrote a bit about Overselling. Of course, these days, with all the internet competition for eyeballs, practically everything is oversold.

Case in point: An article from Yahoo — Why Is Stepping On A Lego So Painful? Science Has The Answer.

Actually, I have a different answer. Wussitude.

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Overselling

There’s an article that’s been showing up on my Facebook feed, about The Scientific Reasons Why You Should Just Always Be Naked. In it, it discusses going barefoot.

But it oversells it, and gets it wrong. Their supposed reason for going barefoot just makes up the science.

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Saturday Comic

Today our comic comes from the strip, Citizen Dog, which ran from 1995 to 2001.

I’ve put together a four-day run, which originally ran from April 22-25, 1996.

Citizen Dog, April 22-25, 1996

Citizen Dog, April 22-25, 1996

 

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They Just Don’t Stop

Yahoo News now has a new travel list: 12 People Who Should Be Banned From Flying. It was also picked up by the New York Post: The 12 types of people who should be banned from flying.

I’m sure you can guess what is number one.

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Saturday Comic

Today’s comic is from the strip Baldo. According to its official web page, it’s “America’s Favorite Latino Comic Strip Familia”.

This comic appeared on May 20, 2014.

Baldo, May 20, 2014

Baldo, May 20, 2014

This is so true, and so unappreciated.

 

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