Dear Abby


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Dear Abby

column of moral or psychological advice; syndicated since 1956. [Pop. Culture: Payton, 185]
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Eppie hated it when people confused Ann Landers with Dear Abby, for Ann had much more warmth and substance.
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By the 1960s even popular columnist Dear Abby was defending gays as popular opinion was changing.
Cancer had the intellectual rigor of Susan Sontag and her Illness as Metaphor," Teitelman writes, herpes, the breathless sensationalism of the local news, Dear Abby, Cosmopolitan, and the Playboy Philosopher.
Brands under my roof have included Doonesbury, Dear Abby, Miss Manners, Calvin and Hobbes, Garfield, Peanuts, Dilbert, For Better or For Worse, Cathy, Ziggy and The Motley Fool.
Ann Landers' column retired with her, but Dear Abby was taken over by her daughter, so I'm still able to read it every morning in The Register-Guard.
The newspaper launched the Universal Press Syndicate feature Monday by publishing an interview with Jeanne Phillips, who took over the role of Dear Abby, or Abigail Van Buren, from her mother Pauline Phillips.
Do you plan to carry on the Dear Abby tradition indefinitely?
Look no further than the voice of reason, the man of a thousand spins, the Dear Abby of political "analysts": Tom Rath.
DEAR ABBY "It was so fun for me to create this girl and give her a sense of vulnerability but aide strength.
We think of Dear Marci as the Dear Abby for older adults struggling to get answers to their health care," Diane Archer, the center's founder, told The New York Times.
She'd lost her energy, and unlike her twin sister Dear Abby, who took on her daughter as co-writer, Ann Landers wrote her column alone, on her typewriter, until she died.