from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Capp, Al Originally Alfred Gerald Caplin. 1909-1979. American cartoonist noted for his comic strip L'il Abner (1934-1977).


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  • Capp is still working to improve his college prospects by boosting his standardized test scores. - Gen Nexters have their hands full

  • My Dad recalls Capp going on talk shows and saying similar things in the '50s, when the strip was still funny.

    I Love Al Capp

  • Khoza said he would be calling Capp administrator Ben Mongali on

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  • What I want as a business owner is for every customer of mine to want to call Capp's again or, better yet, to get on a maintenance plan. - Financial News

  • "In the U.S., the major funds are so big that they can drive the market in terms of price and structure in certain cases," said Eric Capp , global head of high-yield syndicate at RBS.

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  • Joan Amelia Capp, for charitable serv, Bootle Refugee Aid UK and to the commty in Bootle, Cumbria.

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  • I stand up and begin to work the room—suddenly I'm every man's hero now that the out-of-work “consultants” and “advisors” in town are chowing down on Andy Capp Pub Fries on my nickel.

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  • Visualizer: 'Government Issue' "Government Issue: Comics for the People, 1940s-2000s" surveys the wide-ranging genre, including comics featuring Popeye, Blondie and Andy Capp.

    Official Funny Business

  • The anarchic cat who will do just about anything to be fed has been given the honour of appearing just below the Mirror's all-time favourite cartoon character, Andy Capp.

    New strip cartoon for the Mirror

  • Cartoonist Al Capp added the character General Bullmoose to his Li'l Abner comic strip in 1953.

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