I know I do this every year, but I just can’t help myself:
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I’m at an all-day workshop today, so here’s a reblog from two years ago.
The following quotes are from my clippings notebook:
Dilbert quotes, from an old Sky TV magazine:
This next one is from Hagar the Horrible. It’s not that funny but it struck a chord with me because I read it when the Hub was travelling sub-Saharan Africa for weeks at a time and I was trying to think of reasons why that might be a good thing:
Helga: (Sigh) Being the wife of a traveling man is a trade-off…He gets to visit the great cities of Europe for three weeks…and I get a clean house for three weeks!
Only, the house was never clean for three weeks because I always re-arranged the furniture when he was away and it would take days at a time to do each room and the house would be upside down. He would come back and be walking into things and getting into the wrong side of the bed for ages afterwards. Served him right for leaving me alone with a baby and bad telly.
An old favourite from Hi And Lois. I can’t remember the characters’ names but it doesn’t really matter:
Mum (enters room where children are watching television): This program is awfully violent.
Boy: It’s just an animated cartoon, Mom, made up of thousands of drawings. The characters aren’t real so nobody gets hurt!
Boy: That’s what I call my “Disney Defense.”
Some Peanuts quotes:
My personal favourite, unattributed:
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
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