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Li'l Abner

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
Li'l Abner

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an American cartoon character created by Al Capp in 1934; the good-natured but simple Abner and his hillbilly family, including a much-loved pig, counterpoint the commonly encountered human failings of stupidity and greed....

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Subjects: History of English

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