Compiled by Derrick Bang
Of the many running gags Schulz has employed over the
years, Sally's fractured use of English remains one of the
It's possible, having raised five children, that Schulz was
able to draw some or all of this material from personal
observation...or, perhaps, he's just quick with a verbal quip.
Whatever the source, many of these strips have found their
way onto bulletin boards, where they have remained for
years...or even decades.
Although Lucy actually delivered one of the first of these
gags -- "Did you know there are sixteen ozzes in a lib?"
(3/10/66) -- the concept really caught fire when Sally
entered school (probably first grade, as her kindergarten
year apparently passed without incident).
The subsequent list is not definitive, but I've tried to select some of the best examples.
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By Derrick Bang
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