Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson

Cul de Sac

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 3 years ago

    Uh… I don’t recall the children in “The Night Before Christmas” sleeping uncomfortably in fright while envisioning sugar plums dancing in their heads.

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Don’t tell that to the Sugar Plumb Fairies. Not all fairies are blood suckers, just a few of their breed.

  3. Susan Wobb

    Susan Wobb said, over 3 years ago

    I love Dil.

  4. ZBicyclist

    ZBicyclist GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    For Calvin, there’s “Chocolate Frosted Sugar Plums”.

  5. Happy, Happy, Happy!!!
  6. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 3 years ago

    Good grief, have they never eaten plums?

  7. massha

    massha said, over 3 years ago

    @happyathome thanks

  8. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Tom Flapwell

    You’d be amazed. There have been time when I have had to identify every vegetable in my basket. Teens who have never seen a radish, don’t recognize celery, and marvel at cucumbers. It’s frightening.

  9. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, over 3 years ago

    Beni is too cynical for a pre-schooler! C’mon, Beni; we all know that Dill is correct! (Beware the sugar plums tonight, kiddies!)

  10. pumaman

    pumaman said, over 3 years ago

    Looks like Kevin and Dil are working on the same theme for their drawings, although Dil took it to a whole nuther level.

  11. Corinne Davies

    Corinne Davies said, over 3 years ago


    Thank you, and a very Merry Christmas to you, too!

  12. MysteryCat

    MysteryCat GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I agree with Alice, Dill has the best answers!

  13. calvinsfriend110

    calvinsfriend110 said, over 3 years ago

    The heck is Dill drawing?

  14. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, over 3 years ago

    @Happy, Happy, Happy!!!

    Beautiful! Thank you so much.

    Have a peaceful and blessing-filled Christmas everyone.


  15. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers said, over 3 years ago

    I finally went to Wikipedia:
    “A sugar plum is a piece of dragée candy that is made of dried fruits and shaped in a small round or oval shape.12

    “Plum” in the name of this confection does not mean plum in the sense of the fruit of the same name. At one time, “plum” was used to denote any dried fruit. 3 Sugar plums can be made from any combination of dried plums (aka prunes), dried figs, dried apricots, dried dates, and dried cherries. The dried fruit is chopped fine and combined with chopped almonds, honey, and aromatic spices, such as anise seed, fennel seed, caraway seeds, and cardamom. This mixture would then be rolled into balls, often then coated in sugar or shredded coconut."

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