See you in the funny papers!
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 u.washington.edu
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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