[PW] Peanuts quotation

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Fri Jan 26 09:17:48 PST 2018

On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 2:38 PM, John Henderson <jrhenderson9 at gmail.com>

A line from a Peanuts strip is misremembered, so an accurate quotation
> and the date of the strip when it first appeared would be greatly
> appreciated by a colleague of mine.
> Linus and Lucy are discussing artwork, and one or the other makes the
> claim that it isn't art unless it takes at least 45 minutes to
> complete.

I haven't found the strip, but there are at least two web pages that claim
that Lucy asks Linus how long it took him to make his crayon drawing.  He
replies "45 minutes", and Lucy trumps him with "Great art takes at least an

Here are the hits:


<https://www.rogerebert.com/rogers-journal/feedback-gamers-and-artists> (in
a comment)

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