For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    And THIS is reason No. 478961 why I don’t drive — it’s too complicated!

  2. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, about 1 year ago

    I like my Prius. Hit the power button and hmmmmmm, she starts.

  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 1 year ago

    My ancient Tempest had the habit of getting gunk on the choke (the unleaded gas made it worse, apparently) and it would stick. So, open the hood and clean it off, wiggle it loose, and for some weeks it would work. Then it would do it again.

  4. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, about 1 year ago

    She’ll never make it home (and it’s snowy out …).

  5. Lynnskay

    Lynnskay GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    At this point I would say, “never mind, I’ll put gas in my own car, thank you.”

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    Ready for a tune up. Probably 6 months late.

  7. alcors3

    alcors3 said, about 1 year ago

    Never let the gas get that low especially the ethanol crap we are overpaying for. Not all of us can afford to buy and maintain a Prius or a Volt.

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    Lynn’s Notes:
    I have always been grateful that I learned how to drive standard. If you can use a gear shift, you can drive anything with ease and confidence. Driving standard has allowed me to drive trucks and tractors, a swather, and a combine, and also helped me learn how to fly a plane. Using both feet while driving a standard gives you a sort of rhythm, which you need when operating a craft that moves forward, sideways, up, and down — sometimes all at once!

    The last standard I owned was a Subaru WRX — a racing-style hatchback with one of those fancy air intakes on the hood that gives your engine extra guts when you need ‘em. The first time I drove it, I hit a straight stretch on the highway and just let ’er rip. I had no idea how fast I was going, I just passed everyone in my way…watching their stunned reactions as I whizzed by. In no time there were flashing lights in my rear-view mirror and I was pulled to the side of the road by a serious looking officer. I was admonished for my stupidity and given a hefty fine. But the worst part was watching the people I had passed now passing me…with satisfied smirks on their faces! I now drive an automatic, use the cruise control, and smile at the guys in their sports cars as they scream past — hoping I’ll see them getting a ticket around the next bend!

  9. James

    James GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    “Mine’s out of gas.” Gee, you couldn’t have stopped at the gas station and put more in? I always wonder this about my wife.

  10. neatslob

    neatslob said, about 1 year ago

    “Hold the clutch halfway in” is never good advice, unless you’re in the business of repairing clutches.

  11. frugalnotcheap

    frugalnotcheap said, about 1 year ago

    @JanCinLV

    My husband had a Prius, he loved it. Now he’s got a Volt. Loves it, too: more bells, whistles and guy-doo-dad-toy features!

  12. Jean

    Jean said, about 1 year ago

    @James

    my duaghter does that to her husband all the time and she has to pass at least 4 gas stations on her way home from work.

  13. rmacprivate

    rmacprivate GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @440RoadRunner

    Broken return spring on clutch pedal? That would keep you busy on the highway.

  14. Wade Elliott

    Wade Elliott said, about 1 year ago

    Hey, if she’s too lazy to put gas in her car then she should have to walk to the store. It’s called responsibility. I don’t drive my wife’s car and she doesn’t drive mine. This must be a good system as we have been married for 36 years.

  15. freewaydog

    freewaydog said, about 1 year ago

    @legaleagle48

    Same w/ me, legal,….same w/ me,…

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