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The five stages of incessant pop music.

Literally every time I watch this show. Sherlock? Biking with dad. Where the change in your couch comes from... I am not like Sheldon. Captain Jack Spearow. Australian Troll. Awkward Physical Contacts. Pooping in school. Breaking-bad-bingo.jpg (585×750) The-six-stages-of-taking-a-dump-in-public.png (600×897) The Legendary 96 Position! QOGbK.png (1900×1200) Spiral thingy lightning bolt!

Spiral thingy lightning bolt!

Spiral thingy lightning bolt!

In the cartoon Get Fuzzy, the dog Satchel has taken to swearing by "saying the cartoon-style swear squiggles" (as the human character Rob puts it). While we've looked a lot at "taboo avoidance characters", used to mask individual letters in taboo words, we've touched much less often on "cursing characters" (as Ben Zimmer referred to them here; a bit later he referred to them as "obscenicons"), those "cartoon-style swear squiggles" used individually or in clusters -- What the #$*!

Do We Know!? -- as visual substitutes for taboo words as wholes. (But see here, here, and here.) Four strips so far, 3/17 through 3/20, beginning with Satchel stubbing his toe on a brick strategically placed in his way by the cat Bucky: We get characters available on (some) standard keyboards: asterisk *, ampersand &, plus sign +, percentage sign %, dollar sign $, British pound £, euro €. Spiral thingy lightning bolt! - StumbleUpon. Dear Lily. If You Keep Making That Face, It’s Gonna Stay That Way. In Soviet Russia… US budget explained. Poorly Dressed People of the World - Fashion Fails. Good grammar FTW. Where does your schnoz fit in? Literally every time I watch this show.

Where does your schnoz fit in?

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Friend zoned.

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A wild girl appeared...

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When you're Batman it doesn't matter who's there.

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The Shakespearean insult kit.

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Good vs. evil cat.

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Join the resistance.

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Poetry bear is a poet.

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Badmonth.jpg (600×385) Star Wars Snowflakes. For all your geek Christmas needs, Star Wars snowflakes! Above an R2-D2 and C-3PO paper snowflake from the fine folks at The Nerdery. No instructions on making one though, so you're on your own. The two below both have instructions, but are still well beyond my rudimentary scissor skills. Dutch Southern Old Big Boy. The Vader's. There is a lot of food in this house...