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Okay, this is good too.

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[Xmas card c.1895]

Who on earth thought of this? And why?

I can just imagine my own Miss Sally-the-Schnauzer with a gun: “There’s a chipmunk!” BLAM! “There’s the cat!!” BLAM! “There’s the hydro guy sneaking around back!!!” BLAM!

That little dog is looking pretty intent. And she’s smiling.

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7 comments on “Okay, this is good too.

  1. Adam Roberts
    December 12, 2007

    He’s holding that gun all wrong. He was clearly never in the Canine Armed Forces.

    See, to me it puts across a different message: the human sender of the card has posed the dog that way; and inside, in sharp contrast to the seasonable affability of the card’s putative message, it says something like: give me the money by Friday or the dog gets it …

  2. Miriam Jones
    December 12, 2007

    Hmmm. If the writing/teaching biz ever dries up, you clearly would have a future as an enforcer.

  3. Adam Roberts
    December 13, 2007

    That would certainly match my Schwarzeneggeresque physique and vocal stylings.

  4. Cynthia Placha
    December 17, 2007

    Hi! Your site is hilarious! You’ve made my evening.

  5. sbpoet
    December 21, 2007

    ::: shudder :::

  6. Victoria
    January 17, 2008

    Hello there,

    My apologies for hijacking this thread.

    This link..

    was sent to me. I instantly fell in love with the imagine.

    Are you able to help with any information about the image? I sourced it back to your Scriblingwoman blog but couldn’t find it.

    Thanks in advance. Victoria.

  7. Miriam Jones
    January 17, 2008

    Here is the website where I found the image. Beautiful, isn’t it? Though some of the artist’s images are disturbing; just looking at his website now and am finding some of the newer pieces less congenial. I suppose the direction was always there …

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