|Archive Blog Cast Forum RSS Books! Poll Results About Search Fan Art Podcast More Stuff Random Support on Patreon|
New comics Mon-Fri; reruns Sat-Sun
1 Wendy: 'n' eight paces from the big tree. Here be it. Dig.
2 Ponsonby: This is intolerable. You can't go around giving us orders.
3 Ponsonby: What would your father, the Governor of Jamaica, say if he were here now?
4 Wendy: He be an earl. He'd be puttin' ye in yer place 'n' tellin' ye not to be talkin' back to a lady o' breedin'. Now dig!
First (1) | Previous (1913) | Next (1915) || Latest Rerun (2071) |
Latest New (4269)|
First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
Pirates theme: First | Previous | Next | Latest || First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
This strip's permanent URL: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/1914.html
Annotations off: turn on
Annotations on: turn off
An earl is the British equivalent of a count. The name is an Anglo-Saxon cognate of the Scandinavian word jarl, meaning a chieftan. Interestingly, there is no feminine equivalent of the title, and the wife of an earl is called a countess.
Goodie, Goodie, yum yum!
 Perhaps ironically, all three of The Goodies have since been awarded OBEs, Bill Oddie in 2003 for wildlife conservation and Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden in 2011 for services to light entertainment. None have been made earls, alas.
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies,
which does not sponsor, authorise, or endorse this site.|
This material is presented in accordance with the LEGO® Fair Play Guidelines.