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Cartoons: The Caveman

 “Some of you kids get out there and help your mother with the groceries.” from July/August 1987


"Some of you kids get out there and
help your mother with the groceries."
from July/August 1987


A woman’s work is never done.

 “One invented the wheel, the other the toll.” from January/February 2000


"One invented the wheel, the other the toll."
from January/February 2000

Good to know capitalism was alive and well among Neanderthals.

“Whatever it is you’re making, Dad, may I use it tonight?” from September/October 2009


"Whatever it is you’re making, Dad, may I use it tonight?"
from September/October 2009


Some behavior goes back further than we thought.

 “He handles all our shredding.” from November/December 2008


"He handles all our shredding."
from November/December 2008


Shredding used to be hard work like, say, bringing in the groceries.

“Don’t do it. I killed one two years ago, and I’ve been eating the leftovers ever since.” from March/April 1999


"Don’t do it. I killed one two years ago,
and I’ve been eating the leftovers ever since."
from March/April 1999


“Aw, Mom! Woolly mammoth again?

 “How can you flunk history? It’s only one page.” from March/April 2011 –


"How can you flunk history? It’s only one page."
from March/April 2011


At least after a couple of millennia, it’s getting easier to pull this excuse off.

“I’m looking for someone who’s . . . well, more evolved.”from September/October 2003


"I’m looking for someone who’s . . . well, more evolved."
from September/October 2003


Aren’t we all?

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  • Mary A. Berger

    Love the one showing the guy shredding with a sledge hammer. Sometimes I feel like doing that with my computer. These cartoons are so funny.

  • Charles Neumann

    Funny cartoons. Of course, the caveman didn’t come along until 60 million years or so after the dinosaurs, but if it is good enough for Fred Flintstone it is good enough for me. At least the Whooly Mammoth is historically correct, and very funny too.

  • Evelyn Long

    I always enjoy the cartoons!

    Evelyn Long

  • Millie K

    I’ve been reading (and loving) The Post since seeing my first copy in the mid 1930′s. At the age of 85-plus, I’m still reading and loving it! Thank You.