The irony is, Mr. Deering made sure he knew how “pyrrhic” was spelled…
And of course the joke would have been fine with just “Poetic Justice” on the sign.
“It’s all fun and games until somebody is diagnosed with a tragic neurological disorder.”
Not so different from when my wife has to get up early for a teleconference.
B.A.: If this is mocking the concept of cartoonists crowd-sourcing ideas from readers, this is the funniest thing I’ve seen in a while.
If it’s not, we might be in for a run of Tundra strips that will make us nostalgic for Pluggers.
- I’m sure I’ve mentioned in the past how much I detest the “Fibs your parents told you as a child” concept.
- What part of this is supposed to be funny?
- Why is this something parents would lie to a child about anyway? If she doesn’t want to wear glasses, will the promise of not having to wear them twenty years in the future make a bit of difference?
- That said, I wore glasses every waking moment from my pre-teens, and then suddenly stopped needing them when I was 44.
Funny story there: I thought my eyesight was really getting bad, because I was having a lot of trouble focusing. One day I was with a friend and I was trying to read a map, and I just couldn’t. She said “Try taking off your glasses.” And… problem solved: I didn’t need the glasses, not for close-up or for distance, and wearing them was the thing screwing me up. Who knew?
I don’t necessarily agree with everything on the list, but it was an interesting read.
But then wouldn’t this be less “porn” than a cooking show?