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1989-08-01
Dogbert has a good laugh when Dilbert tells about how he misunderstood his boss's name "Neal."
Family, pun, new boss, Eatachair, kneel, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-02
Dilbert and Dogbert go to a restaurant where Dogbert violates the no pets rule.
Society, Scaparotti's Restaurant, ravioli, garlic, catsup, Siamese cat, fedora, ketchup, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-03
Dogbert misunderstands Dilbert when he asks for a can of tennis balls.
Pun, tennis, can of balls, racquet, Dilbert, Dogbert, cannibal

1989-08-04
Dilbert enjoys his coffee but fears the third-degree wrist burns from carrying it.
Personal, coffee, desk, office, alert, shorts, injury, Dilbert

1989-08-05
Dilbert demonstrates the art of telling a joke.
Family, beer, cactus, joke, pattern, timing, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-06
Dilbert and Dogbert are accidentally transported to the land of overused phrases.
Science, trans-dimensional, radio, land of overused phrases, Dilbert, Dogbert, man

1989-08-07
Dogbert wonders who he resembles -- Rin Tin Tin, Lassie or Benji.
Personal, Rin Tin Tin, Lassie, Benji, furry egg, inspirational boost, mirror, towel, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-08
Dilbert says he has a disk drive and printer as options on his toaster.
Technology, brochure, Electronics Anonymous, toaster, emergency, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-09
Dilbert buys amethyst earrings for his mother's birthday.
Pun, earring, birthday, amethyst, atheist, apology, God, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-10
Dilbert's invention will permanently connect the Earth to the moon.
Science, invention, solid particle bridge, Earth, moon, ice age, warning label, gizmo, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-11
Dilbert joins the "Perpetual Motion Club" and learns the secret handshake.
Society, Perpetual Motion Club, secret handshake, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-12
Dilbert has an urge to take two newspapers from a vending machine and only pay for one.
Personal, newspaper, thief, vending machine, money, caught in the act, Dilbert

1989-08-13
Dilbert invents an efficient trash compactor.
Science, garbage, trash compactor, brick, Sylvester Stallone, stink, gizmo, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-14
Dilbert reads walking a dog is the best time to pick up women.
Dating, walking a dog, pick up women, single male, leash, pick-up line, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-15
Dilbert watches television news where the management of Megaslime Corporation are accused of being hideous reptilian aliens.
Business, news, television, Megaslime Corporation, reptilian, alien, spokesperson, Dilbert, news reader

1989-08-16
Management of Megaslime Corporation deny they are reptilian aliens, according to the news.
Business, news, television, Megaslime Corporation, management, reptilian, alien, bug, gerbil, Merv Griffin, game show, news reader, Dogbert

1989-08-17
Dogbert wonders if a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto would cancel each other out.
Personal, food, philosophy, Socrates, Plato, pasta, antipasto, debate, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-18
Dilbert builds a robot dog and Dogbert thinks it's a replacement.
Science, robot dog, devil dog, serve, master, Dilbert, Dogbert, robot dog

1989-08-19
Dilbert invents a device that can calculate the odds of any event.
Science, odds, calculate, Barry Manilow, Carnegie Hall, NBC, docudrama, gizmo, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-20
The bear skin rug kit Dilbert ordered arrives at the door.
Business, bear skin rug, kit, mail order, scam, workbench, gizmo, tool, bear suit, Dilbert, bear, sales manager

1989-08-21
Dogbert writes a self-help book for compulsive shoppers.
Dogbert-Schemes, book, self-help, compulsive shopper, write, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-22
Helen turns Dilbert down for a date even though they've never met.
Dating, telephone, first-strike, turn down, Dilbert, Dogbert, Helen

1989-08-23
Dilbert writes the finest memo known to man, but is curiously unfulfilled.
Professional, memo, unfulfilled, CC, vision, staple, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-24
Dogbert tells Dilbert he shouldn't care what others think of his work.
Personal, opinion, Wright brothers, Galileo, Columbus, torpedo, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-25
Dilbert asks Dogbert what happened to his good ruler.
Pun, ruler, broken, flaw, argument, tool, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-26
Einstein says time slows down as the speed of light is approached and time flies when you're having fun.
Science, Einstein, time, speed of light, time flies, philosophy, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-27
Dilbert describes his dream about being kidnapped to an illegal lint farm.
Personal, dream, hillbilly, pocket lint, lint farm, flannel, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-28
Dogbert becomes a Swami by mail. He makes general predictions to build trust.
Dogbert-Schemes, Swami, trainee, trust, swami hat, crystal ball, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-08-29
Dilbert is using radiation to mutate new species of vegetables.
Science, lab, radiation, mutate, vegetable, broccoli, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-08-30
Dilbert gets his latest "Toast of the Month."
Personal, thrill, hope, Toast of the Month Club, mailbox, Dilbert

1989-08-31
Dilbert gets his ruined shirts from the dry cleaner.
Business, Wally's Laundry, shirt, laundry, glue, tip, clothes rack, Wally the dry cleaner, Dilbert, Dogbert