newspapers funnies

English translation: the Comics page of the newspaper

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English term or phrase:newspapers funnies
English translation:the Comics page of the newspaper
Entered by: NancyLynn

14:12 Apr 15, 2005
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: newspapers funnies
The comics medium is quickly maturing into the literary “world citizen” of the twenty-first century. Having evolved out of newspaper funnies, comics attracted new audiences in the 1960s and ’70s with such bestselling works as Asterix and Tintin in Europe.

What is the implied meaning of newspaper funnies?
chopra_2002
India
Local time: 03:42
the Comics page of the newspaper
Explanation:
It's the page wehre you get comic strips, usually 4 or 5 frames, black and white through the week and a special colour supplement on the weekend. The first part of the paper to read, IMO
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NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 18:12
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5 +9the Comics page of the newspaper
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the Comics page of the newspaper


Explanation:
It's the page wehre you get comic strips, usually 4 or 5 frames, black and white through the week and a special colour supplement on the weekend. The first part of the paper to read, IMO

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 18:12
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 75
Grading comment
Thanks for your valuable help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: at least originally (and probably still), 'funnies' is US English
4 mins

agree  Java Cafe
10 mins

agree  juvera
24 mins

agree  Lydia Molea
37 mins

agree  humbird
1 hr

agree  Can Altinbay: You mean there are other parts worth reading? :)
2 hrs

agree  *eva*: "And I'm turning to the horoscope and looking for the funnies" - Suzanne Vega :)
2 hrs

agree  Lietta Warren-Granato: yeah, great song!
3 hrs

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
12 hrs
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