Sunday funnies

This morning’s crop of cartoons includes a Bizarro pun assortment and a Zippy on the humor of humorlessness:

 

I’m especially taken by the absurdity of Darth Wader.

The sequence shriek, giggle, titter, snicker, chuckle, guffaw, smile — onomatopetic verbs followed by the simple smile — is nice.

 

2 Responses to “Sunday funnies”

  1. John Lawler Says:

    Arnold, didn’t you write a paper in LI about verbs like snap, cackle, and pipe up? I recall reading it when I was at Santa Cruz in the summer of ’71. I googled for it desultorily and didn’t come up with anything; is it available to link to?

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