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A tree used by Native Americans as antipyretic and laxative, and by Western herbalists as an appetite stimulant, and to treat renal and hepatic disease
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Dagwood Bumstead is an absent-minded and rather idle accident-prone husband in the comic strip Blondie.
For Dagwood Slider, place two hamburger patties on bottom hamburger bun, top with caramelized shallots, pickle, condiments and bun.
One of the most famous American sandwiches was originated in the funny papers by Dagwood Bumstead.
Him slurping my fine Pilsner beer or sneaking bites of my Dagwood sandwich when I fell asleep on the sofa.
In this year's Saint Patrick's Day comics, Dagwood chides Blondie for wearing green and speaking with a brogue, since "We're not Irish.
And sometimes, he comes across as a sleepy-brained, bumbling doofus falling into trouble (think Blondie's Dagwood Bumstead).
A pinnacle of that program, she says, is a signature Copperfield Dagwood, which she describes as "an outrageously large" submarine sandwich made with surplus precut selections of Ball's premium Copperfield's & Sons line of deli meats.
It is funny how so many men, no matter what genre they write in, conjure up the character of demanding bitch while their hapless Dagwood characters appear to be caught in a smothering female web, despite the fact that we live in a culture that rewards men with virtually all power.
When Blondie, wife of Dagwood Bumstead, changed careers from homemaker to caterer (hardly a staggering metamorphosis), the prospect of the wife earning income rocked the marriage so hard that the couple ended up seeing a counselor.
Among the well-wishers were: Garfield by Jim Davis, Mother Goose and Grimm by Mike Peters, Beetle Bailey by Mort Walker, Blondie and Dagwood by Deane Young and Denis Lebrun.
Of his paintings showing Blondie and Dagwood in an empty house he said: "It is really my house when I was little.
Merging Dante with Disney, Gustav Dore with Dagwood Bumstead, John Milton with Garfield the Cat, Kevin Kurytnik's divine comedic satire offers both a virtuoso performance of visual pastiche and a penetrating critique of cultural history.