When a strip still has new material daily, but there is also a “classic” or “legacy” or “retro” version, and the current feed of the new ones does a story with memory or nostalgia, is it reasonable they would actually coordinate content?
XKCD #559. Mouseover text: “Like spelling ‘dammit’ correctly — with two m’s — it’s a troll that works best on the most literate.”
Y’know, it’s true both ways!
Yes, the Arlo Award is still an ongoing operation! (The sequestered Arlo Page site is another matter.) The Award is for a somewhat racy or suggestive comic that by virtue of double entendre or sheer bluff can get past newspaper-oriented standards-and-practices.
This LuAnn Sunday strip was sent in by some CIDU stalwarts, most asking about the Arlo Award category, but one also counting it as a CIDU since the “spicy” reading is not unambiguous. And some have taken it to the GoComics comments thread, for that matter. Thanks to Bob Ball, Findus, Unca $crooge, and Karl.
(By the way, their names are Frank and Nancy.)
Crayola hasn’t made flesh crayons since well before LuAnn’s current writer was born, let alone during the lifetime of Bwad, let alone the Bwat.
It was renamed “peach” in 1962.
It’s rare to see a geezer reference that the writer is way too young for.
And of course this makes the comic absolutely pointless.
Does Tiffany have that startled expression because he knows it wasn’t Les’s hand that was waving?
Unless her father and his mother are getting married, that’s not how step-siblings work.
I guess I know what it would be; but really why would you need a whole room?