Any of these subjects could fit into another category, especially gags. and many subjects that could be listed here are elsewhere. For example, several stories are about lollipops, but lollipops are categorized as a power because they give Herbie superpowers. Similarly, lollibopping is categorized as speech because it is the basis for Herbie's catchphrase rhetorical question 'You want I should bop you with this here lollipop?', but it could have been categorized as a power, like punching or as a gag, like squishing.
Index terms: plot, topic, story, subject, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney