Saturday, April 21, 2007

Family Circus rewrite, possible

No, no, no, no. OK, little Miss Malapropism can now use the word "imitate" correctly? "Our car's engine" instead of what a kid might actually say, like "the car"? And all this mucky verbiage in a long-winded setup just to get to a punny malapropism, a class of jokes that depends on conciseness and innocence? And why does Dolly look so damn happy about this whole thing?

D+, Jeff Keane. You can do better.

I'm thinking that a good Feinberg quotation will work well here.

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