Timeline – 2002 Part 3

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Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, June 9, 2002.

In the Sunday page above Ditto strikes some classic rock and roll poses.  Wikipedia describes what he is doing as “a form of dance and movement in which the performer pretends to play an imaginary rock or heavy metal-style electric guitar, including riffs, solos, etc. Playing an air guitar usually consists of exaggerated strumming and picking motions and is often coupled with loud singing or lip-synching. Air guitar is generally used in the imaginary simulation of loud electric or acoustic guitar music.”
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Timeline – 2002 Part 2

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Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, March 17, 2002.

When this Sunday page was published, mail order catalogs were sent regularly to shoppers from many of the major retail outlets.  Now that most consumers purchase products online, not as many companies send printed sales brochures.

Here is a swimsuit catalog from the same year as the episode above.
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Timeline – 2002 Part 1

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Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, January 13, 2002.

People often ask cartoonists where they get their ideas. Sometimes for Hi and Lois I look at advice books for parents. That’s where I got the idea for the Sunday page above.

There are many lists of phrases that mothers frequently say. Here is one I found on the Internet.
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