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, johanan_rakkav <no_reply@y...>
> Hi Tim,
> You wrote:
> > Three explanations come to mind:
> > 1. Mr. Ryan took a much-deserved day off and hoped no one would
> > notice... we won't tell anyone else will we group?
> > 3. By recycling a gag Mr. Ryan hopes to get the strip into more
> > papers as the world's first environmentally correct comic.
> > 2. The Poohawks have the most awe-inspiring arsenal of knotted
> > on the face of the Earth, taking two years to inventory it... be
> > afriad.
> > Tim C
> We must rule out #1, because the two strips are not identical. In
> effect, he used the same gag drawn and captioned in two somewhat
> different ways. No day off for T.K. (And I do intend to tell T.K.
> privately that I spotted this, but not to spread the news publicly.)
Half a day off then?
> #3 is possible, though why you have it out of order in your list is
> beyond me.
'Cause I messed up.
> #2 (since these are, after all, the Poohawks) seems quite likely.
> Let's just hope there's a drought in their neck of the woods for
> sake of the rest of us. If a dry knotted towel is bad, a wet one is
> far worse.
> Suitably terrified,
> @:-0 C.S.D. (John Wheeler)