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Hal noticed that too, and called it a reverse of Clement's
The "welcome to my website" word balloon ought to credit
"Zippy The Pinhead's" Bil Griffith.
Even if you’ve never seen a Zippy strip — it appears in almost 200
newspapers — you probably have heard or even repeated his best-
known contribution to the English language:
“Are we having fun yet?”
That’s right — Zippy said it first, way back in 1979. Look it up in
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations. Now it’s on bumper sticker, in headlines,
on T-shirts . . . all without enriching Griffith by one dime.
"The only time it annoys me," he says, "is when it’s another cartoon
character saying it. Like I saw it on a Garfield mug. Then I saw Dennis
the Menace saying it. And the worst of all was a Ziggy T-shirt. That rankled
for a few minutes."