Frazz by Jef Mallett


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  1. RadarRecon

    RadarRecon said, over 1 year ago

    Wow! The correct usage of a commonly used word instead of the incorrect usage of a commonly misused word.
    Caulfield is “nauseated.” “Nauseous” describes something that MAKES one nauseated. Riding in a car is nauseous to some people and makes them nauseated.

  2. Treesong

    Treesong said, over 1 year ago

    So commonly ‘misused’ that it’s not incorrect any more. That train left the station decades ago. Personally, I just use ‘nauseated’ and ‘nauseating’ and interpret ‘nauseous’ from context.

  3. Varnes

    Varnes said, over 1 year ago

    I would think that with a mind like Caufield’s, he’d never be bored….All you have to do is think of interesting things…or read a book……

  4. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    “Frazz” does have a high level of competence in it. I am shocked that Caulfield is bored. So bored he became nauseated.

  5. KeepKeeper

    KeepKeeper said, over 1 year ago

  6. Otera

    Otera said, over 1 year ago

    it happens sometimes. I had it happen once. I was reading a book and suddenly I felt like I was seasick. really weird

  7. Perkycat

    Perkycat GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago


    What were you reading? Titanic, Moby Dick, ………

  8. qodex

    qodex said, over 1 year ago

    Number 1 definition of nauseous:

    affected with nausea; nauseated: to feel nauseous.

    The two literal senses of nauseous, “causing nausea” ( a nauseous smell ) and “affected with nausea” ( to feel nauseous ), appear in English at almost the same time in the early 17th century, and both senses are in standard use at the present time. Nauseous is more common than nauseated in the sense “affected with nausea,” despite recent objections by those who imagine the sense to be new. In the sense “causing nausea,” either literally or figuratively, nauseating has become more common than nauseous.

  9. Mudkid

    Mudkid said, over 1 year ago

    These comments are making me sick.

  10. Edward Tonry

    Edward Tonry said, over 1 year ago


    He’s in class. Most teachers don’t approve of their students reading books in class, other than the current text book.

  11. bigpuma

    bigpuma said, over 1 year ago

    Caulfield today sounds like he was written by Tim McCarver.

  12. amaryllis2

    amaryllis2 said, over 1 year ago

    Answer to Caulfield’s question: Meniere’s Syndrome.

  13. krisl73

    krisl73 said, over 1 year ago

    @Edward Tonry

    I used to read in class a lot. Usually not the book that we were supposed to be reading. The teachers were actually pretty tolerant of it, although every now and then they’d tell me to put the book away. I think they may have been glad that a kid was reading for fun :)

  14. Jeff0811

    Jeff0811 said, over 1 year ago

    Caulfield at his desk appears to be anything but motionless.

  15. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 1 year ago


    I have never seen anything like that in my entire life. In my public school we did absolutely everything but read. In my neighborhood people didn’t even read at home.

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