Jojo

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Jojo (Copyright © B Kahuna 2012) PANADURA, Sri Lanka -- Newly inducted household canine Jojo peeks from under the dining table of Kahuna's Lair. Jojo likes members of the Federation of Independent Cats, whom she grooms and prefers all forms of food other than her own. In her free time, she likes to lick and nibble on the accessible ...

A Conspiracy of Cockerels or the Way of the Rooster

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Editor's Note: Readers are cautioned that this post contains large lexemes. Those with corollary disease should consult their lawyers prior to further ingress such that a regrettable lexical calamity might be avoided. ROOSTERVILLE, Sri Lanka -- KNN has been called in to investigate mysterious happenings in the Colombo metropolis during the past few months. Residents of Wellawatte report of being ...

Gordon Grounded in Reindeer Mutiny

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NORTH POLE, Arctic Circle -- In alarming news, KNN has just learned that Professor Ebenezer Gordon, Chairman and Grand Poobah of Gordon Industries, Inc., has been placed under house arrest and confined to his north pole complex by a contingent of heavily-antlered reindeer. This latest incident brings to a head the bitter industrial dispute between Gordon's loss-making Santa Claus business ...

Tiger Lily

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Tiger Lily (Copyright © B Kahuna 2011) PANADURA, Sri Lanka -- The occupation of Kahuna's Lair continues on Christmas Eve. Here we see Tiger taking up space in a flower pot after breakfast, the incumbent plant notwithstanding. Further occupation is expected over the holiday weekend.

The Federation of Independent Cats

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Tiger Tail (Copyright © 2011 B Kahuna) Tiger (Copyright © 2011 B Kahuna) Twigger (Copyright © 2011 B Kahuna) PANADURA, Sri Lanka -- Members of the Federation of Independent Cats (FIC) posed for photographs recently during a breakfast meeting at Kahuna's Lair. Kahuna revealed that Tiger Tail, Tiger, Twigger and Smokey (not pictured) visit for meals daily and occupy ...

Occupy Washing Machine

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Occupy Washing Machine (Copyright © B Kahuna 2011) Panadura, Sri Lanka -- Visiting feline Tiger continues his occupation of the washing machine in Kahuna's Lair during an energetic spin cycle, despite objections raised by household canine Rozzwell. No felines were harmed during this production. However, a tick found to be occupying Tiger's left ear was summarily evicted.

The Kahuna-Gordon Messages: Part 27 - A Dance to a Different Tuna

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PANADURA, Sri Lanka -- Sometime in the murky depths of the past, Kahuna and Professor Gordon began bickering about SQL and ended up in a watery misadventure, the transcript of which is presented below in evidence: Gordon (G): Are you handy with SQL?Kahuna (K): !@$@#$@#$ Do I look like E F Codd? X-(G: No you look like a cod, but ...

Unquotable Quotes - Part 43

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Is this the time you come home on a school night? Tsk, Tsk. — Vandoofus, disapproving of Kahuna turning up in the wee hours. I will do as I please. — Kahuna, in his own defense. You need to get spanked. Er wait, you might like that. — Vandoofus, having second thoughts on disciplining Kahuna. I have stopped spinning. — ...

The Pursuit of Halibits

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PANADURA, Sri Lanka -- Yesterday's Get Fuzzy strip was hilarious: Satchel and Bucky are massive clowns. Visit Get Fuzzy on Comics.com for more.

The Four Heavenly Kings

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The Four Heavenly Kings (Copyright © B Kahuna 2010) MULKIRIGALA, Sri Lanka -- Three of the Four Heavenly Kings in bas-relief at a temple

The Hand of Justice

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The Hand of Justice (Copyright © B Kahuna 2010) MULKIRIGALA, Sri Lanka -- The Hand of Justice, specifically that of the Cheese Justice, blatantly sails into Kahuna's composition of one of the Four Heavenly Kings (Lokapala) at a temple on the third terrace of the Mulkirigala Raja Maha Viharaya. Captured on 21st March 2010 with ...

Lemmaless in New York

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NEW YORK, New York -- Just days after the loss of his lemma and then the tragic disappearance of his thesaurus, St Vandoofus has turned to his music for solace. Written while he was sleepless in DC, the new single released just moments ago was simply titled, Lemmaless in New York.Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh In the Jungle, the concrete jungle, the lemma's ...

Of Savage Lemmas and Deadly Corollaries

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NEW YORK CITY, New York -- Outright buffoonery took place a few days ago when crackpot lexicologist and unconventional orthographer, St Vandoofus redefined parts of the English language and caused chaos across two continents. It all started with a conversation between the Holy One and Kahuna on the perfectly innocent topic of computer programming, but soon became a quagmire involving ...

The Mystery of the Missing Thesaurus (Featuring St Vandoofus)

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NEW YORK CITY, New York -- In the aftermath of the lemma crisis, we must ask ourselves what would happen if St Vandoofus shared his apartment with like-minded, lexically-challenged companions and had urgent need for the thesaurus. Today's Get Fuzzy strip by Darby Conley does a fantastic job of illustrating the ensuing chaos:Ah, pure genius! ...

Ode to Vandoofus

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Oh, give me a home where the guanaco roam, Where the lemma and the alpaca play, Where seldom is heard a humongous word And the skies are not cloudy all day. Home, home on the range, Where the lemma and the alpaca play; Where seldom is heard a humongous word And the skies are not cloudy all day. — Big ...

Nil Mānel

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Nil Mānel (Copyright (cc) B Kahuna) GALLE, Sri Lanka -- Close up of a Nil Mānel (Nympheae Stelleta) flower at The Fortress resort in Galle. Captured on 20th March 2010, using a Canon EOS 30D (EF 50mm 1:1.8 II) on aperture priority (f/4.5) with a resulting shutter speed of 1/40th of second and ISO 200. ...

Vase of Nil Mānel

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Vase of Nil Mānel (Copyright (cc) 2010 Vandoofus) GALLE, Sri Lanka -- An ornamental vase with Nil Mānel (Nympheae Stelleta), the national flower of Sri Lanka, at The Fortress resort in Galle. In English, Nil Mānel is often rendered as "blue lotus" or "blue water lily". Captured on 20th March 2010, using a Canon EOS ...

Kahuna Ushers in New Era of Buffoonery

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REPUBLIC OF BOSTON, Former Massachusetts -- At an impromptu briefing held a short while ago, Kahuna announced sweeping changes to the Circus, suspiciously coinciding with the Ides of March. Calling the timing purely circumstantial, He downplayed rumors of resorting to brute force à la Junius Brutus. Getting down to business, Kahuna proclaimed that the blog had been refreshed with an ...

Sambar in the Mist

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Sambar in the Mist (Copyright (cc) B Kahuna 2006) HORTON PLAINS, Sri Lanka -- A Sri Lankan Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor unicolor) frolicks as the mist rolls in near the car park at the Horton Plains National Park. Captured on 29th July 2006 with a Canon EOD 30D (EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 II) on Landscape Mode ...