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Trivia:  Sluggo had a dual role in Ernie Bushmiller‘s  “Nancy” comics. He played himself as well as Nancy’s Aunt Fritzi.

WWII in Facebook.

Ken Nordine’s got a website… Last updated July 2006.

There be some funny in the comments section here. [Tip o' the Tarboosh to Wheels for the link.]

Acme Corporation was sued for product defects. Writ of litigation  may be viewed here.

This made me laff and laff and laff.

Is Snopes for real? Click here to find out.

Gorilla suits from the past: great article here.

“Curta” is an awesome mechanical calculator designed by a POW in WWII. More retro calculators at the home page.

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8 Responses to “Hot Links Я Us”

  1. Leeuna Says:

    Hey, thanks for the link to the Snopes article. I use their website often. Now I feel even better about their validity.

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Leeuna– Snopes is one of the best de-bunking (gawd I hate that term) sites around, even though there’s a slight slant to the reporting. To her credit, Barbara M. provides backup links to everything she posts.

  3. Ji Says:

    http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/sunday-special-2/

    5 awards,
    enjoy some!
    Best wishes!

    you got too funny!

  4. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Ji– The link above the snopes link is the best.

  5. ZZMike Says:

    I remember Ken Nordine! That was about a thousand years ago. I’m glad to hear he’s still going strong.

    I also remember the Curta. I almost bought one a long time ago – but it was a little pricey – somewhere around $100.

  6. Bunk Strutts Says:

    ZZMike– I discovered Ken Nordine in college. WKSU would play selections from “Word Jazz” in the early morning hours. Great stuff.

  7. Rob Cypher Says:

    Is there some reason sluggo is wearing the flesh of a woman’s face on his face? Did he become a serial killer somewhere along the way in the “Nancy” comics?

  8. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Rob– Way back then the comics were on a tight budget. Sluggo had a dual role as Nancy’s Aunt Fritzi, and Nancy doubled for most of the others in the strip.

    [Whoop! Looks like I already explained that one at the top of the post!]

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