comic strip words revisited

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 28 14:53:26 UTC 2006

Today's Zippy the Pinhead (courtesy of the Washington Post), a strip
called "Schluburbia" contains this exchange:

Nov shmoz ka pop?
Notary sojac!
Nize baby! Banana oil! Jeep!
Potrzebie! Axolotl! Fershlugginer!
Everything I know I learned from old comic strips...

(Some of these I recall from my old Mad Magazine subscription in the 50s.)


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