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The Fat Fury

Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Warnings and Threats

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Herbie gives fair warning when he is about to take action. Usually, the threat and action both involve bopping with this here lollipop, but there are other cliché cases. Herbie either warns someone not to do something, or threatens what is going to happen.

Index terms: warn, threaten, consequences, or else, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

"Lay off or I'll make trouble. You know who I am?" Then Herbie threatens to bop the Loch Ness Monster with that lollipop.
Source: Herbie #3a p.10 (1964-08)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Lay off or I'll make trouble.
TAP! TAP! "You hadn't oughta."
Source: Herbie #8a p.11 (1965-03)
Updated: 2012-04-27
TAP!
"Time to teach it a lesson now."
Source: Herbie #10a p.15 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Time to teach it a lesson now."
"Hadn't oughta."
Source: Herbie #10b p.5 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Hadn't oughta."
"You know durn well that it's GONNA bring you. POW... RIGHT IN KISSER!"
Source: Herbie #12a p.16 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"You know durn well that it's GONNA bring you.
"Teach you lesson you'll never forget."
Source: Herbie #13b p.9 (1965-10)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Teach you lesson you'll never forget."
Fat Fury is slightly annoyed. "Teach 'em lesson."
Source: Herbie #14a p.11 (1965-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Fat Fury is slightly annoyed .
"Wouldn't operate that machine if I were you."
Source: Herbie #18a p.12 (1966-06)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Wouldn't operate that machine if I were you."
"Teach you talk to my dad like that. Take THIS."
Source: Herbie #18b p.6 (1966-06)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Teach you talk to my dad like that.
Surrounded, Herbie gets impatient and warns "This going to hurt you more than it hurts me."
Source: Herbie #19b p.9 (1966-08)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Surrounded , Herbie gets impatient and warns "This going to hurt you more than it hurts me."