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funny paper

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

n
(Journalism & Publishing) US and Canadian a section or separate supplement of a newspaper, etc, containing comic strips
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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.
Sometimes there was a funny paper, that separate supplement in American newspapers containing comic strips.
Dubbing itself "the funny paper', the Manchester-based Sport sells 147,000 copies on Sundays, while Nuts and Zoo have combined sales of 600,000 a week.
"Funny paper, artsy fonts and unorthodox formats are out." Naficy recommends that resumes and cover letters be direct and to the point, always stressing accomplishments and business experience.
His editor said his story was fine, but where were the funny paper titles?
The premiere issue of The Funny Paper had a mid-December launch in New York City.
Berschmicker", "Everybody's Ignorant", "My Little Dog", "Funny Papers", "Mixed-Up Day", "Snorkel", "Curly Cat", "Why Not?", "Squirrel", "Oh Wait, That Wasn't Me", and "I Should Have Been Born in Mexico".
The dirtier side of the funny papers is turned out in this gloriously nasty noir about a megalomaniac columnist (Burt Lancaster) and a desperate press agent (Tony Curtis).
His other NFB credits included the stop-motion film 'Toys' (1966), 'Boo Hoo' (1975) and 'See You in the Funny Papers' (1983), about Canadian syndicated cartoonist Lynn Johnston.
cummings shows that "Krazy Kat" limned deeper themes than the normal fare of the funny papers.
Our children see plenty of violence and bullying in everyday life (say, by looking toward the White House) without seeing it regularly in the funny papers. And while they're at it, the editors should take a hard look at "Beetle Bailey," featuring the army private who is pummeled into oblivion three or four times a week by his abusive sergeant.
FUNNY PAPERS Tony and staff at Northside People pitching ideas to Brendan O'Carroll