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1989-11-01
Siskel and Ebert review Dilbert's life.
Personal, This is Your Life, bore, stupid, theme show, television, remote control, Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Dilbert

1989-11-02
Dilbert thinks the Great Wall of China is overrated from an engineering perspective.
Science, life's mystery, Great Wall of China, army, dismal flop, tourist attraction, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-03
Dilbert is disappointed in his terrarium experiment because it should have started its own weather pattern.
Pun, terrarium, experiment, weather patterns, anti-climatic, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-04
Dogbert thinks it's stupid to base the world economy on gold.
Philosophy, world economy, gold, rock, civilisation, money, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-11-05
Dilbert meets Eddy and mistakenly calls him Frank. Eddy does not take it lightly.
Society, greet, forget, embarrassment, name, insult, self-esteem, immune, Eddy, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-06
Dilbert writes a poem about legs for a woman he just met.
Dating, poem, legs, butt, mutt, Dilbert

1989-11-07
A former school bully threatens Dilbert's data diskettes.
Office Politics, lunch money, data, payroll, computer, bully, shop, bookends, Dilbert, ageing school bully

1989-11-08
Dilbert decides it's time for action to solve world hunger.
Society, world hunger, policy, debate, bumper sticker, action, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-09
A guy holds the door open for Dilbert to be polite even though Dilbert is slightly out of range.
Office Politics, door, hall, polite, lunge, Dilbert, office worker

1989-11-10
A guy greets Dilbert in a one-sided conversation.
Personal, greet, small talk, conversation, Dilbert, man

1989-11-11
Dilbert uses a credit card to pay for dinner but is confused about the paperwork.
Personal, credit card, dinner, dating, paperwork, carbon paper, tablecloth, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-12
Dilbert spreads his cold.
Health, sneeze, cold, Dilbert's cold, medicine, television news, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-11-13
Dilbert reports his mugging to the police and talks to a police artist.
Society, mug, police, artist, sketch, injury, sketchpad, Dilbert, police officer

1989-11-14
Dogbert tries "affirmations," where he writes his objective fifteen times a day.
Family, write, affirmations, objectives, garden slug, Dilbert will be eaten by a garden slug, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-15
Dogbert continues with his experiment with "affirmations."
Family, affirmations, garden slug, salt, experiment, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-16
Dilbert comes upon double doors and wonders which one will open.
Society, hallway, door, fool, open, ventilation, duct, crawlspace, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-17
Dogbert ponders about nature, and whether whales need to shave.
Note: Title strip for "Shave the Whales" book.
Science, mammal, hair, whale, shave the whales, Dogbert

1989-11-18
A new engineer is introduced to Dilbert. Dilbert dreads it because he always forgets people's names.
Office Politics, engineer, introduction, forget, name, word association, memory trick, remember the Alamo, Dilbert, Dee Alamo

1989-11-19
Dilbert runs to be healthy, but feels awful as he's doing it.
Health, jog, run, fitness, exercise, long life, sweats, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-20
Dilbert reads a newspaper editorial that says congressmen's pay should be increased.
Politics, newspaper, editorial, congress, pay, criminal, underpaid, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-21
What would Dogbert do if he had everything he wanted?
Society, greed, gloat, possession, perfume, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-22
Dilbert's ego manifests itself.
Personal, manifest, feed, starve, panic, Dilbert, Dilbert's ego

1989-11-23
Dilbert tries to order his ego around.
Personal, insecurity, dance, who's in charge, threat, Dilbert, Dilbert's ego

1989-11-24
Dilbert tries to eat a doughnut but Dogbert shoots it from his hand.
Family, doughnut, slingshot, Wild Kingdom, anger, bait, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-25
Dilbert wants to use acupuncture to relieve stress.
Health, acupuncture, needle, stress, sarcasm, silly, advice, Dilbert, Dogbert

1989-11-26
Dogbert believes infinite parallel universes, all slightly different.
Science, universe, belief, Vincent van Gogh, parallel, toenail, accident, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-11-27
Dogbert puts a hand over his mouth when he sneezes.
Health, sneeze, manners, hand, run, Dogbert

1989-11-28
There's informality at the White House.
Politics, White House, informal, international, Gorbachev, Gumby, president, oval office, Dilbert, president

1989-11-29
Dogbert asks a stupid question.
Family, stupid, question, smart, Dogbert, Dilbert

1989-11-30
Dogbert wonders what a school for dogs has in common with a television news show "Sixty Minutes."
Pun, dog school, Sixty Minutes, Harry Reasoner, owner, Dilbert, Dogbert