Over on Language Log yesterday, I assembled a collection of James Thurber cartoons on the relations between the sexes, and that reminded me of favorite Thurber cartoons on other topics — in particular, this one:
The caption: “Touché!”
When my booklet Mistakes was published, this was the image I wanted for the cover art — now, there’s a serious mistake — but the fee for it turned out to be too steep.
Other Thurber drawings:
the cast-iron lawn dog (link)
It’s a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you’ll be amused by its presumption. (link)
What have you done with Dr. Millmoss? (link)
The link to that last image is broken, so here the cartoon is again: