What it is and what it ain’t (YMMV)

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A couple of people sent me this for the Geezer file. I have to disagree because the reruns have never left us. Otherwise Lucretia wouldn’t be old enough to know what this was. Neither would I. Neither, I assume, would Barney, or the two people who sent this to me.

I also can’t go along with “violent,” because Ralph is all bluster and nobody takes any of it seriously.

I’m not sure I’d call it misogynist — but if it were, Alice’s comment about Ralph’s weight wouldn’t make it any less so.


Christmas Tree I Don’t Understand


Okay, so Janis won and her decorations are going to be used this year — because for all I know it’s normal for couples who’d been married to one another for all their adult lives to each have their own decorations — but then is what we’re looking at in the final panel (and Arlo is equally happy with) actually the tree with Janis’s decorations?