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Cartoons: Play on Words

Published: April 18, 2012

Post cartoonists not only draw clever pictures, they enjoy playing with words, too.

“All right, where's the conflagration?” from January/February 1993


"All right, where's the conflagration?"
from January/February 1993

 “By, golly, you're right! 'Cleanliness', right there east of 'Godliness'!” from March/April 2003


"By, golly, you're right! 'Cleanliness'
right there east of 'Godliness'!"
from March/April 2003

“I'm making a list of all the things I ought to do before I die. It's my oughtobiography.” from May/June 1999


"I'm making a list of all the things I ought to do before I die.
It's my oughtobiography."
from May/June 1999

“Counsel, this isn't exactly what the court's definition of a 'sidebar' is.” from May/June 1997


"Counsel, this isn't exactly what the court's definition of a ‘sidebar’ is."
from May/June 1997

“Our 40th anniversary is not a millstone! The word is 'milestone'!” from May/June 2007:


"Our 40th anniversary is not a millstone! The word is ‘milestone’!"
from May/June 2007

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  • Bob Pressler

    Cartoon with the man and shears. There is no way the cut-off socks could be on this side of the shrubs. That one is not in the least funny.