Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. AnonymousUser

    AnonymousUser said, 2 months ago

    Modern life has increased the number of allergies or at least the people with them.

  2. Three Steps Over Japan

    Three Steps Over Japan said, 2 months ago

    Spit in his transfat when he’s not looking. Include a spare loose tooth if you’re feeling generous.

  3. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, 2 months ago

    I feel sorry for the kid with the helmet and leash; just because his parents are too lazy to teach him important things, like how to stay safe, is no reason to treat him like a retarded dog.

  4. Akhilleus of Phthia

    Akhilleus of Phthia said, 2 months ago

    Wow! Stephan had his backwards blue cap even then!

  5. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 2 months ago

    It would be interesting to know if transfats and ordinary saturated fats are actually bad.
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    By the 1990s, studies had been done that indicated that polyunsaturated fats reduced both HDL and LDL, and that monounsaturates raised HDL and lowered LDL.
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    No study yet has indicated what transfats do. Experiments with coconut oil and cocoa butter showed no changes in cholestrol.
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    It would be nice if some university did a study with a large group and measured the HDL and LDL after eating transfats.
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    One wonders if it will be like salt. Scientific American went back over several dozen studies and in 2011 published an article called “Time to End the War on Salt” because the people with the highest salt intake consistently had lower blood pressure. The exact opposite of what had been assumed. And indeed, that was the problem: it was simply assumed to be a problem when the data was inconclusive.

  6. Boots at the Boar

    Boots at the Boar GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    Now parents are getting charged with felony neglect for letting their 7 year old walk a block to the park by themselves.

  7. hariseldon59

    hariseldon59 said, 2 months ago

    I can relate to most of these as a kid except flying on a plane by myself. I didn’t take my first plane trip until my early 20s.

  8. Ray Cov

    Ray Cov said, 2 months ago

    Childhood obesity??? WTF. I thought we teach our kids: “Listen children, be proud of who you are. All those people in the magazines aren’t ‘real’ people…‘real’ people can’t be skinny.”

  9. Ray Cov

    Ray Cov said, 2 months ago

    @Boots at the Boar

    Not to mention people b*tch about people childhood obesity, yet tell those same children “be proud of their bodies”

  10. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 2 months ago

    This rings very TRUE. How sad! Is Cartoon-Boy going all philosophical on us?

  11. Fuz Fuz

    Fuz Fuz said, 2 months ago

    Hyperprotective parents = weak kids

  12. HippyChippy

    HippyChippy said, 2 months ago

    It gets worse, just imagine how thes overprotected kids are going to raise their own kids etc, etc.

  13. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    Darwin is okay, and I certainly believe in the power of Evolution, but not for me or my children.
    Learning, adapting and surviving is just too much of a risk.
    This may doom my offspring to failure and oblivion, but I should be gone by then, so, no biggie.

  14. mugens

    mugens said, 2 months ago

    @Boots at the Boar

    Exactly and people wonder why parents are so over-protective. They have no choice or end up on a police blotter.

  15. Black4dder

    Black4dder said, 2 months ago

    Pastis will probably teach him to smoke next.

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