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Monday, 23 June 2014

We begin the lemonade stand arc with Elly reminding us that she'll be doing all the heavy lifting.

(Strip Number 877, Original Publication Date: 24 June 1985)

Panel 1: Elly and Anne talk over the fence when Michael asks to set up an lemonade stand because it's a hot day out.

Panel 2: Anne suggests encouraging a little free enterprise.

Panel 3: Knowing she will do most of the work, Elly thinks that it might be free for the kids, for her it's an enterprise.

Summary: Again, we have the insistent theme that it's evil and wrong of the children to involve Elly in their lives because doing so will ruin her life and is also a sign of ingratitude because they owe her and John for allowing them to freeload off of them .
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