Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. rayannina

    rayannina said, almost 4 years ago

    Today’s strip is entitled “Why Teachers Hate November 1.”

  2. Jenn

    Jenn said, almost 4 years ago

    I learned as a kid, that after a couple of sweets on a mildly empty stomach, I actually DID feel sick. How many 10 y/o’s do you know that actually agree with their folks when they say one piece a night after dinner?

  3. Doctor11

    Doctor11 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Ah, the post-Halloween sugar rush.

  4. lightenup

    lightenup said, almost 4 years ago

    @rayannina

    LOL!! So true! :-) I think they cheer when Halloween is on a Friday or Saturday night.

  5. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, almost 4 years ago

    @Jenn

    Our six- and ten-year-old got sick, too, after eating too many sweets. (The twelve- and fifteen-year-old didn’t indulge that much.) And, true, NObody ever agreed on the one-piece-per-night rule. Now that the six-year-old can get stuff from the top of the fridge with a grabber, nothing is safe!

  6. BobBlumenfeld

    BobBlumenfeld said, almost 4 years ago

    Oh, is Jan ever going to get polite notes from at least some of those brands for not using the proper trademark symbols.

  7. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, almost 4 years ago

    Have fun girls!

  8. angusdad

    angusdad said, almost 4 years ago

    @rayannina

    I know a few teacher that would like to see no school on Nov. 1

  9. scribe86

    scribe86 said, almost 4 years ago

    BobBlumenfeld, no she won’t. You can reference the name of an item without getting sued for trademark violation. And I seriously doubt that Hershey’s wants to file a lawsuit against a friggin cartoonist and get that kind of bad press.

  10. janinabarnes

    janinabarnes said, almost 4 years ago

    I estimate that if I allowed my kids only 1 piece a night, they would still be eating Halloween candy at Easter. I allow 3 pieces at a time, up to 4 times a day. After the first week they can fill a quart sized bag with the part of their plunder they get to keep. The remainder goes away (usually to work).

  11. Eric Schultz

    Eric Schultz said, almost 4 years ago

    Our kid’s school had a ped. day today! Coincidence?!

  12. lady lar

    lady lar said, almost 4 years ago

    My one-year old granddaughter took her first steps yesterday when her 4 year old brother dumped his Halloween haul on the coffee table! She saw the goods and just hussled over to grab a share! True, and so funny!!

  13. JP Steve

    JP Steve GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    @scribe86

    And over at Wizard of Id the wags are asking how much Hart Studio is getting paid for product placement!

  14. Jon Smyth

    Jon Smyth said, almost 4 years ago

    With most candy, it isn’t the sugar that makes you sick. It’s all the corn syrup and artificial ingredients.

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