The “Peter Principle” — that would be the one that goes something like “In an organiization, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” How true, how true– but as far as I know, no one has ever named a syndrome after it.
Welcome to the Eli Stein Cartoon archive. To begin, read my introduction and personal notes, and then please look at the cartoons, which are categorized by either decade, publication name or topic. I’ve included some personal comments, memories and photos below many of the cartoons. I’ll be adding cartoons, memories and photos ad infinitum. Remember, your comments are appreciated (just click on the “comment” link at the bottom of each post).
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