In modern times there are several cutesy invented terms for trimming the claws and otherwise taking care of the paws of our pets. But even now, as in the depicted early 20th Century, a “manicure parlor” is presumed to handle only human clients. The question is, Why would the reception be any different at a Chiropodist’s office?
This is the text of a speech Calvin’s real-life dad gave back in 1989.
Yes, almost 30 years ago. Before CIDU even existed. More importantly, before anybody was thinking in terms of the Internet becoming a delivery system for comic strips.
Feel free to add your own thoughts, of course…