See you in the funny papers!

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Wed May 8 19:05:40 UTC 2002

I recall my grandmother (1900-1991) using "See you in the funny papers"
when I was a child in the 1950s.

maberry at

On Wed, 8 May 2002, sagehen wrote:

>  FWIW, I think Doug Wilson's bracketing makes good sense.  In my own
> childhood  (30s  & early 40s) "funny papers" was being supplanted by
> "funnies" and later still began to be overtaken by "comics." For maximum
> impact SYFP would have had to begin life while "funny papers" was still the
> dominant expression, otherwise it would have seemed dated.
> A. Murie

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