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Pearls Before Swine

By Stephan Pastis
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Feb 10, 2012
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Rat: Hey there, Goat. Did you enjoy our barbecue yesterday. Goat: Sure did. Thanks for inviting me. Rat: You're welcome. And here's my bill. Goat: Bill? You expect me to pay for a party you invited me to? Rat: No. And that's why I've brought a lawyer. Lawyer: Prepare to lose everything. Goat: I give up.
Feb 12, 2012
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    Number Six  almost 6 years ago

    Be suing you?

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    Harryfan  almost 6 years ago

    While the lawyer was in law school he supported himself by working for the IRS.

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    Alohacat  almost 6 years ago

    Pay to PARTY. A lot like paying for television that should be free anyways, given all the advertisers.

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    jukeofurl  almost 6 years ago

    Hmm is this rat hitting new lows? or new heights?

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    SusanSunshine GC Insider almost 6 years ago

    Funny timing, cos honestly, I just got an invitation to a “party”…. including a link to where I can buy a discounted ticket.

    The idea of charging for the event, to recoup expenses, as it says, doesn’t seem as odd to me as the idea of calling it a “party Invitation”.

    At least I know ahead of time how much it would cost, though.

    Rat’s idea might come in handy —

    “Remember when I made you tacos last Saturday?

    And by the way, this is Rocco, my enforcer."

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    Varnes  almost 6 years ago

    Barbeque?……Hey, I don’t see Pig,….you don’t think?…….and now that I think of it, I haven’t seen any zeebas lately either….

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    doublepaw  almost 6 years ago

    Isn’t a rat with a lawyer redundant?

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    Sisyphos  almost 6 years ago

    Pastis is just showing off his inside knowledge of the species! For all we know, Rat was duped into this by his shyster lawyer.

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    jmclvn  almost 6 years ago

    At last! Pastis’ alter-ego revealed!

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    eddie6192  almost 6 years ago

    In hindsight, it looks like Pastis may be taking a jab at his former career.

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    hariseldon59  almost 6 years ago

    Next time read the fine print on the invitation.

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    wiselad  almost 6 years ago

    fight back, Pig was one who invited you, not Rat

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    corzak  almost 6 years ago

    Goat should countersue. In addition, he should call the County Health Department and get them to slam the BBQ with a health hazard violation due to severe rodent infestation. Very high risk of food-borne illness.

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    walruscarver2000  almost 6 years ago

    Relax, it’s just another government funded program.

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    boreas2  almost 6 years ago

    didnt know he used to be a lawyer

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    TWODAN  almost 6 years ago

    Rat would make a great diplomat……..for Iran.

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    finale  almost 6 years ago

    “Ain’t no free lunch” _

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    tigre1  almost 6 years ago

    Wish I had a dollar for everybody who USED to be a lawyer.Could have become an attorney, but I spent a few years as a kid on a low-rent farm shoveling, mucking, etc and there are just some things i won’t do.

    It would be easier for me to kill someone cleanly than to serve an eviction notice on a decent person, or…well, you can imagine. How horribly debased the noble profession of law has become!

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    julienealley  almost 6 years ago

    How to lose friends and alienate people!

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    Number Three (Free Afficionado)  almost 6 years ago

    Awwwwww, Poor Goat…

    How can Rat afford a lawyer?

    LOL xxx

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    codedaddy  almost 6 years ago

    As much as I despise our litigious lawyers, I can’t say I’ve ever seen one wearing dark glasses indoors to read papers. That’s more of a hollywood narcissist style.

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    oskerw  almost 6 years ago

    Goat might have to talk ol’ Pastis into breaking out the law books again and being his defense attorney.

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    maddiemooshka  almost 6 years ago

    Maybe Rat needs money to pay his lawyer for his upcoming trial for running over a cyclist

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    Goat.Sun  almost 6 years ago

    lived the same thing.like feb 5 strip.except in this one the lawyer was a cop .YAArr cant get away from that rat

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    kirrwed  almost 6 years ago

    Doesn’t that guy work for the snap-snap frog??

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    tegm  almost 6 years ago

    ROFL!!!!

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    Randomness Unlimited  7 months ago

    Isn’t Rat himself a lawyer?

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