Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. prasrinivara

    prasrinivara GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Unfortunately, he CAN. He went out for creamer, the closest place to the office which has it is Kroger (the one where he ran into Val)….

  2. langchris70

    langchris70 said, over 3 years ago


    Kroger? Was there a previous strip about this?

  3. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 3 years ago

    I’d take my lumps with the boss before I’d buy him a bottle of scotch!

  4. PhoebeDog

    PhoebeDog said, over 3 years ago

    I’m sorry, I’m having difficulty feeling sorry for Val—she was an idiot to call in sick and not send someone else for lemonade. Seriously—how badly did she need lemonade?

  5. sjsczurek

    sjsczurek said, over 3 years ago

    He should just say, “Someday – and that day may never come – I’ll call upon you to do me a service” in a real raspy voice and with sloppy diction.

  6. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 3 years ago


    And who runs out of lemonade? That’s why we bought the extra fridge.

  7. AndiK

    AndiK said, over 3 years ago

    She is a single mom. She could have needed to go out and get all kinds of stuff!

  8. fbjsr

    fbjsr said, over 3 years ago

    Actualy he can be fired for attempting to blackmail her. If she has not abused her sick leave they cannot say a word to her. It is against the law to ask an employee about their medical condition. All they can do is require her to bring a doctors note saying she is healthy enough to come back to work. Besides sick leave also covers you having to stay home to take care of a sick child and going to the doctor or dentist when you not sick.

  9. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker said, over 3 years ago


    It’s a small private company. There may not be any formal sick leave policy.

  10. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    Forget it Dickerson!!

  11. snarkm

    snarkm said, over 3 years ago

    Once again Dickerson proves that he is aptly named. Though truth be told, he could do a lot worse than ask for booze.

  12. Doctor11

    Doctor11 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    This isn’t going to end well.

  13. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, over 3 years ago

    I’m chicken. I’d buy him the stuff.

  14. segullah

    segullah said, over 3 years ago

    Hopefully his favourite scotch comes in a cardboard box or plastic bottle. Wrapped in a brown paper bag. Plop it down on his desk when the boss (or other office pain in the neck) is nearby to witness it being there (but not Val putting it there)

  15. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 3 years ago


    No worries about that. This guy has more eclectic interests.

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