One of these articles was Downes’ first clue that marker trees might be taken seriously as cultivated artifacts. The strip's look and content were influenced by the work of Allen Saunders and Ken Ernst on Mary Worth.
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"you manipulate data!" Discover your dream home—and make it your own—at Trailmark. There are a few features that marker tree enthusiasts say can be used to distinguish them from naturally bent trees. Like Downes, Janssen was fascinated with bent trees. © 2020 Atlas Obscura. In Sunday's edition of the cartoon strip, Dilbert savages climate change alarmist Michael Mann, who has been throwing a fit on Twitter for several days. Wells’ group used to bore into marker trees to try to establish their ages–to prove they’re old enough to have been shaped by native people–but, he says, has stopped, after tribal elders asked them not to. In his early 20s, he found his first clues: reports by a scientist working before World War II, who had studied and documented these trees.
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