FoxTrot Classics by Bill Amend

FoxTrot Classics

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  1. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, over 1 year ago

    First of all, Roger, any man with half a functioning brain cell knows never to answer that question — and certainly knows enough to quit when he’s ahead if he is dumb enough to answer it. And second, Andy — why do women always ask men that question when they know full well that they don’t really want to know the honest answer? If you want to know whether something makes you look fat, ask one of your female friends, and leave us poor men out of it!

  2. cjammer

    cjammer said, over 1 year ago

    If Roger were smarter, he’s explain that he was using the word “phat”.

  3. skydancer11

    skydancer11 said, over 1 year ago

    TDAR. (That Dad Ain’t Right.)

  4. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    But if Roger asked Andy … would he get a tactful answer? It often seems to only work one way.

  5. paha_siga

    paha_siga said, over 1 year ago

    Andy looks fat?? Must be the mirror.

  6. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, over 1 year ago

    @paha_siga

    Andy looks fat to Andy … and that’s all that matters. This is true for most women (and many men) … but especially true for Andy.

  7. K.C. Fahel

    K.C. Fahel said, over 1 year ago

    Gads, I HATE this stereotype! If I ask my husband how an outfit looks on me, I expect an honest answer. (HOW honest an answer depends on how much coffee he’s had.) I would rather hear from him “That doesn’t look good” than have him lie to me, then go out looking sloppy. If you don’t want an honest answer…don’t ask the question.

  8. nagut

    nagut said, over 1 year ago

    K.C. – exactly. I expect my husband to tell me if something makes me look like a sausage with breathing problems. And he does.

  9. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, over 1 year ago

    No win

  10. kittenpah

    kittenpah said, over 1 year ago

    @K.C. Fahel

    My wife expects the same, but I do try to do it gently, more along the lines of “those pants are not very flattering”. You also need to comment to the positive when appropriate.

  11. Michael Kuecker

    Michael Kuecker GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    ROGER!!! When a woman asks that question, you simply say “No, dear, you look wonderful. I really don’t know how you do it.” Never mind the fact that you’re picturing the words GOODYEAR emblazoned across her. :)

  12. Michael Kuecker

    Michael Kuecker GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @paha_siga

    Jason replaced it with one of those carnival mirrors. :)

  13. pimorton

    pimorton said, over 1 year ago

    A woman at work once asked me if the pants she was wearing made her butt look fat. I said, “No; all the ho-hos you eat make your butt look fat.”

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Yet another example of where absolute truth is a bad thing.

  15. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 1 year ago

    Roger thinks that he himself looks like Brad Pitt or Viggo Mortensen. Pay no mind to his opinion of anyone else’s looks.

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