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Cartoons: Play on Words

Published: July 5, 2018

Post cartoonists not only draw clever pictures, they enjoy playful puns and laughable language, too.

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

“All right, where’s the conflagration?”
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’!”
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.”
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.”
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’!”
May/June 2007

 

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  • Fig Newton

    The Post has the best cartoons. Too bad it can’t keep it’s liberal slant out of the rest of the publication.

  • # 4 is my favorite. Depending on the circumstances here, this may indeed be a sidebar after all!