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Bringing Up Father this is a 1919, comic strip re-print book. .i had NO IDEA it had been around this long: "Bringing Up Father" was a comic strip created by George McManus that ran from January 12, 1913 to May 28, 2000. Most readers, however, called it Maggie and Jiggs, after its two main characters. The strip was about an Irishman named Jiggs living in the United States who comes into wealth but still wants to keep his old pals, eat corned beef and cabbage (sometimes called Jiggs dinner), and hang out at the tavern, much to the consternation of his wife, Maggie, a social climber.
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Added: 6th July 2007
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Posted by: Sneakysnake on 2007-07-06 
never heard of it, but i like the corned beef and cabbage bit!
Posted by: BKV on 2007-07-07 
I never did like cabbage, but corned beef is pretty good.
Posted by: Konifur on 2007-07-07 
the one on the right reminds me of olive oil.
Posted by: Ginny on 2007-07-27 
When my dad bought the NY Daily News when I was a kid, I'd read it!
Posted by: Lava1964 on 2007-08-21 
Jiggs dinners are staples at Newfoundland restaurants.
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