funny paper


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funny paper

n.
A section or supplement of a newspaper containing comic strips.

funny paper

n
(Journalism & Publishing) US and Canadian a section or separate supplement of a newspaper, etc, containing comic strips

fun•ny

(ˈfʌn i)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est, adj.
1. providing fun; amusing; comical: a funny joke.
2. attempting to amuse; facetious.
3. warranting suspicion; underhanded; deceitful: There was something funny about those extra charges.
4. Informal. insolent; impertinent: Don't get funny with me, mister.
5. curious; strange; peculiar; odd: Her speech has a funny twang.
n.
6. Informal. a funny remark or story; joke: to make a funny.
7. funnies,
a. comic strips.
b. Also called funny paper. the section of a newspaper reserved for comic strips, word games, etc.
adv.
8. Informal. peculiarly.
[1750–60]
fun′ni•ly, adv.
fun′ni•ness, n.
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He is the type that gives rise to the jokes in the funny papers.
They also provide each guest with a funny paper hat.
And sometimes the funny paper came on its own, addressed to Arthur, all part of a concerted effort to get him to read, if only captions on cartoons.
First Bites" honors the author's memories and experiences related to WWII in pictures and verse, covering such topics as rationing, the funny papers, and VJ Day with specific events from the author's past.
They took inspiration from consumer culture, from soap boxes to soup cans, flags to the funny papers, Marilyn Monroe to Mao.
By employing recognizable images from popular culture, such as Mickey Mouse (Look Mickey, 1961), and by incorporating the heavy black outlines, Benday dots and saturated primary colors of the funny papers, Roy Lichtenstein helped usher in a new visual vernacular perfectly suited to America's rapidly growing consumer culture.
Chapter two, aptly titled, "Too Stupid Even for the Funny Papers," examines how from early on in the Manhattan Project, President Roosevelt and others in the administration erroneously believed that America would have a monopoly on nuclear weapons.
Every day, its website brings a new story of bureaucratic ineptitude and waste--and as I said, the stories are better than the funny papers.
I always hate to see the old guy in the funny papers (Pickles) spraying herbicide poison right next to his grandson.
Marisol Norata, an office assistant from Casa Esperanza, a nonprofit youth center based in Panorama City, walked away with the grand prize - a $500 gift card - for her multi-tiered, pleated strapless dress fashioned from the funny papers.
When even an intelligent man, who once showed us so skillfully what evil wrought on his own family, can't point to the real villains--well, these may be the funny papers, but it's no laughing matter for the future of our country.
Since I was a little kid, I used to read the funny papers with my grandfather," says Baker, who grew up in New York City.