Frazz by Jef Mallett

Frazz

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  1. Editer63

    Editer63 said, about 1 year ago

    @Richard S. Russell

    That’s awfully divisive.

  2. Varnes

    Varnes said, about 1 year ago

    Meanwhile, in science class, cells are multiplying by dividing……

  3. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Varnes

    Somehow it all adds up…

  4. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, about 1 year ago

    Funny – it must be something to do with Hard Sums – I knew a mathematician and he invariably used a 4H pencil because “it didn’t need sharpening very often”. However, you couldn’t read what he’d written – fortunately, it sliced through the paper like a blade leaving indentations on the esk that could then be read by putting a sheet of paper over and rubbing gently with a very soft pencil (a la CSI).


    (This story is only mildly exaggerated)

  5. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    And nobody caught the pun??? …very sneaky! Pastis would be proud.

  6. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, about 1 year ago

    @Notsoastute

    And then she can explain to his parents why she failed him when he did his work and she did not.

  7. prrdh

    prrdh said, about 1 year ago

    Scan Caulfield’s paper and goose the contrast.

  8. GorgoloChick

    GorgoloChick said, about 1 year ago

    How can you not love a kid that can play with words so delightfully?

  9. GorgoloChick

    GorgoloChick said, about 1 year ago

    Then again, I use Edison Lee as my avatar! He makes Caulfield seem extremely average and cooperative.

  10. jessegooddoggy

    jessegooddoggy said, about 1 year ago

    @Chaze126

    Awww, Caufield is brilliant! We need MORE Caufields in this dumbed down society.

  11. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, about 1 year ago

    Wait, 98% of the time, this kid spouts stuff that would go over the heads of most postdocs. He’s at genius level in every discipline. And yet today, we are to accept that he has a hard time with third grade math? All in the service of a clever joke, I’ll admit, but still. Another clumsy set-up.

  12. Captain Kiddeo

    Captain Kiddeo GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @bigpuma

    Given your stated taste in humor, you might consider dropping “Frazz” and looking for reprints of classic “Nancy” by its original artist Ernie Bushmiller. He has been quoted as saying that whenever he thought one of his jokes might go over somebody’s head, he would just “dumb it down.” And before anyone jumps to conclusions, I like both “Frazz” and “Nancy”.

  13. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, about 1 year ago

    @Captain Kiddeo

    Not once have I stated my taste in humor here, only my DIStaste for the rampant intellectual elitism of “Frazz”. Just because I agree with the proverb, “Nobody likes a know-it-all”, that is not the same as saying I want to see everything dumbed down. Seems a very difficult concept for most to grasp, but I’m all for smart. What I’m against is show-offs.

    In any event, what does your comment have to do with today’s strip, or my comment on it? I was remarking that the set-up is dumb. If anything, I wanted today’s strip to be smarter!

  14. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, about 1 year ago

    @Captain Kiddeo

    By the way, I do appreciate the civil tone. Not everyone’s nice here. (I can be a crank myself.) And I learned something new, so thanks for that, too.

  15. Captain Kiddeo

    Captain Kiddeo GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Actually, I was responding to: “this kid spouts stuff that would go over the heads of most postdocs”. And I have great difficulty in detecting the “intellectual elitism” you frequently deride here. I just assumed your stated distaste for “Frazz” on an almost daily basis might be an indication of your taste in humor. I apologize. Please list examples of strips that are smart but not examples of intellectual elitism. I am, as you say, finding this a difficult concept to grasp. (And I get and enjoy most of the humor in “Frazz”).

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