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Cartoons: Wives’ Tales

A recent cartoon collection featured some rather nutty husbands. Alas, we are forced to admit that wives have their moments, too.

Hello, Sylvia? This is Fran. Just wanted to hear the sound of a human voice. November 10, 1951


"Hello, Sylvia? This is Fran. Just wanted to hear the sound of a human voice."
November 1951

I don’t believe you’ve ever met my husband—so we’ll just leave it that way.  November 26, 1960


"I don’t believe you’ve ever met my husband—so we’ll just leave it that way."
November 1960

I cleaned up the attic, I painted the screens, I washed the dishes and I’ll never play gin rummy with you again.  April 1, 1961


"I cleaned up the attic, I painted the screens, I washed the dishes and I’ll never play gin rummy with you again."
April 1961

It’s not nagging. It’s procrastination intervention.  Jan/Feb 2005


"It’s not nagging. It’s procrastination intervention."
January/February 2005

Man! It’s getting colder than a… October 82


"Man! It’s getting colder than a ..."
October 1982

Let’s make a deal—if you don’t join the cigar trend, I won’t join the thong-bikini trend! July/Aug 98


"Let’s make a deal—if you don’t join the cigar
trend, I won’t join the thong-bikini trend!"
July/August 1998

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