Frazz by Jef Mallett

Frazz

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  1. frumdebang

    frumdebang said, 11 months ago

    Good use of the subjunctive by Jef (were vs. was).

  2. CasualObserver

    CasualObserver said, 11 months ago

    With prepositional phrases as sentences.

  3. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, 11 months ago

    If money was no object, I’d live in a place where ownership of a coat wasn’t required.

  4. defunctdoormat

    defunctdoormat said, 11 months ago

    @CasualObserver

    If they had repeated the entire sentence, as given, they would have looked like they’d been hit in the head by a brick as a child. There’s nothing wrong with speaking the way they are. The natural flow makes it immediately obvious what the entire sentence is.

  5. pumaman

    pumaman said, 11 months ago

    High of 75 here today. No complaints.

  6. Leo Autodidact

    Leo Autodidact said, 11 months ago

    “Remember, if you don’t like the weather, MOVE!”
    R.I.P. – George Carlin

  7. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, 11 months ago

    @Leo Autodidact

    Dang, I miss that guy…

  8. Ewal Doh

    Ewal Doh GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @defunctdoormat

    There’s a difference between conversation and literature.
    The proper punctuation could have called for an ellipsis to show a pause between panels. Conversation is so much less formal in grade school that it is difficult to capture as a hard copy.

  9. Reality,really?

    Reality,really? said, 11 months ago

    How about an Oscar Meyer wiener w warm buns ?

  10. sonorhC

    sonorhC said, 11 months ago

    Oh, I certainly wish for the cold to come back. When it gets colder, you can always put on more layers, but there’s a limit to how many you can take off when it gets hot.

  11. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, 11 months ago

    @AshburnStadium

    If money was no object, how could you have it?

  12. luvdafuneez

    luvdafuneez said, 11 months ago

    @Dr Dave

    oooooh, me too!

  13. DutchUncle

    DutchUncle said, 11 months ago

    @defunctdoormat

    As a script for a play, the first sentence in each pair would have had a comma (rather than a sentence-ending period) so the prepositional phrase would have been clearly part of the same sentence. The problem then becomes, Would people understand the comma at the end of a speech bubble to mean that the sentence is incomplete, or would people immediately assume that the comma was an error?

  14. Meowlin

    Meowlin said, 11 months ago

    @Reality,really?

    As long as you pay heed to the difference between hotdog buns and hot dog buns.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 11 months ago

    @Leo Autodidact

    With Global Climate Change via Global Warming the weather in your area can change. It can be hot or hotter than you remember or cold or colder than you remember. Too dry, too wet, floods and droughts beside each other. We did something to the climate that affects the weather. So something has been done and it isn’t good.

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