#writerproblems (and #parentproblems): Brewing Trouble

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Back in the early 90s, when Wallace purchased The Wrong Trousersfor Gromit, Batman faced a Phantasm, and the last Star Wars film consisted of an ewok and a girl facing a sorceress from I, Claudius, my uncle purchased a book that would challenge the comedic lobe of my wee mind.

No, he didnโ€™t get this book for me; he bought it for his parents, my grandparents, whom Iโ€™m pretty sure never cracked the cover. You can bet your boots my brothers and I did, though. I was fascinated by these bizarre animals and people with 1950s glasses and beehive hairdos. The puns were atrocious, the wordplay crazy. My favorite running series in all the collections, however, had little to do with language and aaaaaaall to do with the situation.

How did Gary Larson come up with these combos? Every pairingโ€ฆ

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